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Man wanted for convenience store robbery in Nixa surrenders to police

Courtesy: Nixa Police Department
Courtesy: Nixa Police Department(KY3)
Published: May. 6, 2021 at 3:11 PM CDT
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NIXA, Mo. (KY3) - Police say a man wanted for a robbery, then assault of a store clerk at a Nixa convenience store surrendered to police.

Alex Widman is in custody. Tipsters identified the two Mason Barber and Widman through surveillance video. Each face an assault charge.

Police say the suspects stole alcohol from the Signal gas station near the intersection of U.S. 160 and State Highway 14 on Saturday, April 17 around 11 p.m. Investigators say the store clerk tried to stop them, but she was knocked down, hitting her head. Surveillance video captured the two inside the store.

Police say they are thankful for the tips.

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