GF Robbery

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On October 27, 2017 at approximately 5:52 pm officers of the Grand Forks Police Department responded to a reported hold up alarm at the Cenex convenience store located at 803 S. Washington Street in Grand Forks. Upon officers arrival two (2) suspects were located in the store and interrupted in the commission of a Robbery.

Preliminary investigation has revealed one (1) of the two (2) suspects made verbal threats to the clerk on duty that he had a weapon and would use it if the clerk did not cooperate. No weapon was displayed and no injuries were suffered during this incident. The suspects attempted to take an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise during the robbery attempt.

The following two (2) individuals have been arrested and preliminarily charged with Robbery:

1. Ahmed SALIM 20 year old Grand Forks resident.
2. Mussa BAWAZER, aka Abrhim BAWAZER, 25 year old East Grand Forks, MN resident.

The Police Department has identified all parties involved in this incident and is confident there is no threat to the general public.



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