Police release information on Romantix robber

BY DI STAFF | FEBRUARY 08, 2012 7:20 AM

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Iowa City police have released an image captured by a security camera at Romantix Pleasure Palace, 315 Kirkwood Ave., during a Jan. 12 armed robbery.

During the robbery, a masked man displaying a large knife attempted to enter the employee area behind the cash register. The clerk jumped over the counter and fled and was chased briefly by the suspect before getting away, according to the video.

The suspect then allegedly returned to the store and stole an undisclosed amount of merchandise.

Police said no one was injured in the robbery.

— by Conrad Swanson

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