Police arrest suspect in metro Walgreens robbery
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police have arrested Kevin Mitchell, 32, for allegedly robbing a metro Walgreens while armed with a machete.
The robbery was reported at 1:44 a.m. Wednesday.
Employees of the store at 30th and Dodge told officers that a man came in, showed "a large knife or machete," and demanded money from the safe.
Authorities say he held the weapon against an employee's arm, causing a minor injury, then took the money and left heading west on foot.
Police found Mitchell near 30th and Burt and arrested him without incident.
He's been booked for Robbery; Felony Assault; two counts of Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony and Felon in Possession of a Weapon.