Omaha police were investigating whether seven robberies over a 14-hour period Saturday and Sunday were connected.
In several of the incidents, the suspect or suspects either showed a weapon or indicated having a weapon and took cigarettes, alcohol and cash.
The robberies occurred at:
» 1:10 p.m. Saturday, Four Aces Convenience Store, 6602 N. 30th St.
» 6:19 p.m. Saturday, Midtown Gas & Grocery, 1222 S. 24th St.
» 7 p.m. Saturday, Valero gas station, 2411 N. 30th St.
» 9:05 p.m. Saturday, Howell's BP station, 5203 Northwest Radial
» 11:28 p.m. Saturday, QuikTrip, 715 S. Saddle Creek Road
» 3:32 a.m. Sunday, QuikTrip, 4720 Hamilton St.
» 3:37 a.m. Sunday, Bucky's, 107 S. 40th St.
Witnesses in all of the cases described the robber as a man in his 20s or 30s. In the robbery at Howell's, witnesses said two men were involved. No arrests had been made Sunday.
Police officers had at least three more robberies later Sunday to investigate. They were not releasing any information on them Sunday night.
Those robberies were at:
» 6:40 p.m. Sunday, Phillips 66, 3707 Center St.
» 7:14 p.m. Sunday, Valero gas station, 5188 Leavenworth St.
» 9:06 p.m. Sunday, Tobacco & Phones 4 Less, 7204 Blondo St.
– Maggie O'Brien