Employees at the Liborio Market are safe after an armed suspect attempted to rob the store Friday night.
Police say that the store clerk and six other employees were holed up inside an office when officers arrived on scene. According to the victims, an armed man entered the store, located on the 1600 block of S. Circle Drive, and threatened an employee working in the back of the store. The employee told police that the suspect demanded that he open the safe, or else the suspect would kill him and other employees in the store. The employee told the suspect that he didn't have a key to the safe. All employees then locked themselves in an office and called police.
Police searched the store using a K-9 unit, and determined that the suspect had left the store without taking anything. All employees were left unharmed.
The suspect was wearing a ski mask and gloves at the time of the attempted robbery, preventing witnesses from getting a physical description. Police say he was dressed in a black sweater and jeans. Anyone with any information about this incident are asked to contact Springs police, or call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.