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UPDATE: Police investigate robbery at Iowa City Romantix


Iowa City police have released a surveillance photo of the January 12 robbery at the Romantix Pleasure Palace adult store on Kirkwood Avenue.

Officers were called to the store after an employee called 911 reporting that a man entered the store with a large knife and attempted to get to the cash register.

The victim, who was working at the time, jumped over the counter and ran as the suspect chased her. The victim got away and the suspect went back into the store and stole merchandise before leaving. Nobody was injured in the robbery.

Iowa City police are still looking for the suspected robber. He was described as a white man, approximately 5'10", 165 lbs and was last seen wearing a black coat and scarf.

Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to call Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers at (319)-358-8477.

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