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South Sioux Man arrested after 2 robberies in 2 states in 2 hours at 2 Kum&Gos


By matt@siouxlandscanner.com Updated on Friday, December 15 2017 11:04am

South Sioux Police Investigate Armed Robbery
South Sioux Police Investigate Armed Robbery
South Sioux Police Investigate Armed Robbery
Nebraska State Patrol K9 searches for suspect after South Sioux City Armed Robbery
Sioux City Police investigate armed robbery
Sioux City Police investigate armed robbery
Sioux City Police take armed robbery suspect into custody
Armed robbery suspect Devon Simons, 18

Police say that 18-year-old Devon Simons of South Sioux City has been charged in Woodbury County with 2nd-degree robbery and that charges are pending in Dakota County.



At 10:42 South Sioux City Police responded to a silent alarm at Kum&Go at 3808 Dakota Avenue for reports that they had just been robbed at gunpoint by a male suspect. Just over 2 hours later at 1:08 am the Kum&Go in Sioux City at 1005 Gordon Drive reported an armed robbery by a suspect matching the description from the South Sioux Robbery.

Police in Sioux City began regular checks of Sioux City Kum&Go and about an hour later identified a person matching the description of the suspect in the robberies at the Kum&Go at 1821 Hamilton Boulevard. Officers were able to take the suspect into custody without incident.

Simons is being held in Woodbury County Jail on $25,000 Bond. No injuries were reported in either Robbery. The amounts of the thefts are not known at this time.