Lima, Ohio Police Need Your Help Identifying Would Be Female Liquor Thief


The bravery of today’s liquor store clerks often goes unnoticed. Sadly, these individuals put themselves in harm’s way each and every time they step behind the till. These individuals deserve our respect for risking their lives to ensure that we get our alcohol. Now, Duke’s Liquor store and police in Lima, Ohio need your help identifying a potentially dangerous liquor thief!

This Thursday, police were dispatched to Duke’s Liquor Store at 630 North Main Street a little after 7 PM, after receiving a report of an attempted armed robbery. A detective with the Lima Police Department arrived at the scene and interviewed witnesses. It was determined that a female had entered the establishment with a gun in her hand.

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She demanded an employee open the cash register. The good news is that the robbery did not go as planned. The suspect eventually fled the scene empty-handed. Now, police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the woman. A surveillance camera photograph of the suspect was posted on social media in hopes the suspect might turn herself in or that someone out there would able to identify her.

While this incident didn’t turn nasty, it easily could have. Can you help put this suspect behind bars? Get in touch with the Lima Police Department, if you can!

September 17, 2017 |

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