Iowa City Police investigating armed robbery near convenience store

MGN Online

Iowa City Police are investigating are investigating an armed robbery that happened off of a major road Tuesday night.

The Iowa City Police Department was called to 2601 Hwy 6 E. at 8:48 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery. That's near the Creekside Market.

The victim told police he was walking in an open field when he was approached by two men. At one point, he was tackled by one of the suspects and a knife was displayed. The other suspect then hit the victim on the head with a bottle before they took several items from him.

Specific descriptions of the suspects were not available.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police at 319-356-5276.

Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is also offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at or 358-TIPS (8477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward

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