Bluffs Police investigate convenience store robbery


April 5th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs are investigating the armed robbery early this (Thursday) morning, of a convenience store. Officials say at around 12:05-a.m., two black men entered the Kwik Shop at 1602 Avenue G in Council Bluffs. One of the men displayed a black handgun and demanded money. Both suspects’ faces were covered as the entered the business. They were able to escape with an undetermined amount of cash. No injuries were reported.

The first suspect was described as being 5-feet 10-inches tall. He was approximately 18-to 25-years of age and weighed about 175-pounds. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans. The second suspect was also 18-to 25-years of age, about 5-feet seven-inches tall, and weighing about 150-pounds. He wore a royal blue hooded sweatshirt with a red symbol and white writing on the upper left chest area.

The incident remains under investigation by the Council Bluffs Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division.