On the night of Tuesday, July 10 Quincy Police investigated two armed robberies believed to be connected. Details are as follows:
At approximately 11:13 p.m. police were called to the Pizza Hut on W. Jefferson Street after an employee was confronted outside by two black males with their faces covered with white T shirts. One of the men had a handgun. After the suspects could not gain entry into the business due to the door being locked they fled the scene on foot. The employee was not hurt.
Shortly thereafter at approximately 11:32 p.m police were called to the Wal-Mart on Pat Thomas Parkway after two suspects entered the business with their faces covered by white T shirts and robbed a teller of an undisclosed amount of cash at a cash register. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun. After obtaining the money the two suspects fled the scene possibly in a gray Nissan or a white Honda Civic. The employee in this case also was not injured.
QPD Investigators do believe that these two cases are related. No arrests have been made at this time however Investigators are following up on strong leads in the cases and updates will follow if arrests are made.
Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to contact the Quincy Police Department at (850) 627-0138 and ask for Capt. Robert Mixson or Inv. Copeland.
You can also call Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and you can receive a reward if your information leads to an arrest.
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