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Three Robberies Committed in Six Hours
NORWOOD, Ohio (Angenette Levy) -- Police believe the same man is responsible for three robberies in three communities over a six-hour period.
The mans robbery spree started Sunday morning at 5:38 a.m. Cincinnati Police said he walked into the UDF on Queen City Ave. and told the clerk that he had a gun. The man demanded cash and cigarettes. He was seen leaving the West Price Hill convenience store in a small or medium size black SUV.
Shortly after 10 a.m., police believe the same man tried to steal cigarettes from the Walgreens at the corner of W. Mitchell Ave. and Vine St. in Avondale.
We hope that we can get him identified and get him off the street, said Sgt. Mark Vickers of the Norwood Police Dept.
Police in Norwood are investigating the third and final robbery. Just before 11:30 a.m, Norwood Police said the same man demanded cash and cigarettes from a cashier at the UDF on the corner of Dale Rd. and Carthage Ave.
"He stated that he had a gun. No gun was seen in our offense, Sgt. Vickers said. He added, Somebody like that to commit this many offenses in a short time span brings great attention to us."
Anyone with information about the mans identity can call the Norwood Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 352-3040.