Police investigate two overnight robberies in Omaha, Council Bluffs

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OMAHA, Neb. -- Omaha Police and Council Bluffs Police are investigating two robberies that occurred early Tuesday morning.

The first robbery happened just before 2:00 AM Tuesday at the Kwik Shop at 36th and Leavenworth. We are awaiting details and information from Omaha Police.

The second robbery happened shortly afterwards around 2:20 AM at the Kwik Shop on Ave G near I-80 in Council Bluffs.

An employee tells Council Bluffs Police a man walked into the store and pointed a handgun gun at her and made her open the cash register. After taking the cash, the man left the store in an unknown direction. Council Bluffs Police canvassed the area, but did not find the suspect.

The suspect in this robbery was wearing all black, with a black mask covering his face.

This is an ongoing investigation and if anybody has any information in reference to this crime please call the Council Bluffs Crime Stoppers at 712-328-7867.