Police Department

Strong Arm Robber

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
(816) 325-7258

News Release

For immediate release: December 10, 2013

Strong Arm Robbery Suspect

On December 1, 2013, a Strong Arm robbery occurred at the Family Dollar Store 9120 E. 35th St. S. Independence, MO, at approximately 3:10 p.m.

The suspect is described as a black male around 40 yrs old, 6’ to 6’2” inches tall, 180 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, having some facial hair, wearing a dark hat and dark clothing. The suspect was described as friendly until he shoved the cashier away and grabbed an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. The suspect fled in an unknown direction from the store.

Please see the attached photos taken from surveillance video.

If anyone has any information regarding the suspect or this crime, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 for a possible reward, or the Independence Police Department at 816-836-3600.