Police ask residents to check cameras for robbery evidence

Friday, June 4, 2021

McCOOK, Neb. -- The McCook Police Department is asking residents with surveillance cameras to check them for evidence that might help solve an armed robbery reported early Thursday morning.

According to a Facebook post, the robbery occurred on East Fifth near the East I intersection at 4:59 a.m. June 3.

The MPD Facebook post continues: “The female victim reported that she was walking northbound on East 5th Street when she was approached by two male subjects at the intersection of East I and East 5th Streets.

“A male subject questioned the female regarding what was in her purse then displayed a knife and forcefully took a black purse with a short strap from the victim. Both male subjects then fled from the intersection on foot traveling eastbound on I Street.

“Male suspect #1 is a white male, approximately 5’6, thin build, wearing a bright blue hooded jacket with the hood pulled over his head and beige shorts. The suspect had no visible facial hair and was reported to be in his late teens or early 20s.

“Male suspect #2 is a black male, approximately 5’11, thin build, wearing a short sleeve dark t-shirt and blue jeans. The suspect is described as having short dark hair, no visible facial hair and was reported to be in his late teens or early 20s.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 308-345-3450

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