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TPD: Convenience store robberies on the rise

Posted at 10:20 PM, Feb 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-03 07:16:19-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson police say convenience store robberies are on the rise according to crime reports in the past few months.

Just a week ago, a Quik Mart at Alvernon and Speedway, was robbed at gunpoint.  The clerk was shot and the gunman got away,

TPD wants the public to be alert when they are inside.

Last week's robbery is still under investigation.

If you have any information on last weeks incident or any others please call 911 or 88-CRIME.