Kansas City police are looking for the public’s help to identify two men who police believe committed three late-night Eastside robberies this month.
Detectives are also investigating whether the same men may be responsible for the holdup of the same liquor store twice.
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Police released video images Monday of three robberies they linked to the suspects.
The first heist occurred about 10:10 p.m when two men with a gun barged into the Fast Stop at 4704 Blue Ridge Blvd. and stole $200, a bottle of Crown Royal and a carton of Newport cigarettes. They fled behind the store, where police believe a getaway vehicle was waiting.
Later, about 1:35 a.m., a robber wearing the same outfit and sunglasses as the Fast Stop robber entered a lingerie and adult gift store at 8910 E. U.S. 40 Hwy with a gun. He stole $200 from Bang Lingerie and Gifts and fled in an early- to mid-1990s gold-colored Ford Explorer.
Four days later, about 11 p.m. on June 18, the same vehicle returned to Bang Lingerie, and two armed men searched the store and stole $200 and a cell phone.
Both robbers were described as black 18- to 25-year-olds. One was 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 140 to 160 pounds and had medium-length dreadlocks. The second robber was taller, about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall with short hair.
Anyone with information should call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).