Omaha Police are investigating a link between two robberies

Shortly after 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, officers went to Kohls Pharmacy on 5002 Dodge Street for a robbery.

The staff told them two men wearing masks and armed with handguns entered the place, jumped over the counter and asked for medication.

After receiving an unspecified amount of unknown medication, they took cash from a customer and ran out the back door.

Minutes later, a heist was carried out on Midtown Gas and Grocery at 1349 Park Ave. reported.

The clerk informed the police that two men entered the shop, one of them approached the counter, pointed a gun and asked for cash.

The other was at the door;

After the bandit received an unspecified amount of cash at the counter, they both fled the area west.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867),, or

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