Blotter: Police investigate robbery

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Denton police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a business located in the 2000 block of West Prairie Street on Friday night.

Police said two unknown suspects came into the store shortly before 8 p.m. and took a large sum of money before leaving the scene. At least one was armed with some sort of nickel or stainless steel revolver, employees reported to police.

No injuries were reported.

The suspects, police said, have not been caught.

 

Other reports

2600 block of Oak Street — A 26-year-old male reported someone was trying to break into his apartment Friday night. Police said the man also reported he was a victim of a home invasion robbery at the same location Wednesday. Upon arrival, officers observed damage to the 26-year-old’s front door. No entry, police said, was made into the apartment.

3400 block of Joyce Lane — Police received a report that wiring and tools were removed from a pickup between 10 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Monday. No additional damage to the vehicle was reported.

 

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday:

* Denton County Sheriff book-ins were not available.

* Denton police posted 11 reports online.

From 7 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 51 calls for service and two escorts, reported 17 moving violations and made four reports and one arrest.

From 7 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, to Thursday:

University of North Texas police responded to one sexual assault, two minor vehicle accidents, issued one criminal trespass warning, issued one citation for consumption of alcohol by minor, issued one citation for driving with invalid license, issued two citations for possession of drug paraphernalia, made one warrant arrest, made two theft arrests and responded to two theft reports.

— Megan Gray

Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.


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