Bluffs Kum and Go robbed Thursday night


November 4th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs are looking for a suspect connected to the armed robbery Thursday evening of a Kum and Go store at 2024 5th Avenue, in Council Bluffs. According to Bluffs Police Sgt. David Dawson, at around 8:30-p.m., a white man in his 30’s entered the store, selected a drink from the cooler and approached the counter. He displayed a black handgun and demanded money while at the same time grabbing the arm of the sales clerk.

Dawson said the suspect reached into the cash drawer, pulled it onto the counter and took an undetermined amount of cash. He then left on foot and remains at large. The suspect was described as being about 5-feet 10-inches tall and weighing about 185-pounds. He had a mustache and goatee, and unshaven face. His hair was reddish brown. The man wore a black “Hoodie”-type sweatshirt with a zipper, black baseball cap with an unknown logo on the front, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Council Bluffs Crime Stoppers line at 712-328-7867.