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OVERNIGHT ROBBERY: Suspect Caught

Posted on: 3:33 am, June 20, 2012, by , updated on: 08:31am, June 20, 2012

Kum & Go

A Hartford man is in the Polk County Jail accused of robbing a Windsor Heights convenience store.

Police were called to the Kum & Go at 7229 University around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

An employee at the store reported a man displayed a hand gun and demanded money.

Officers responding to the scene located a suspicious vehicle east of the Kum & Go driving without lights.

After a short chase, the driver, 28 year-old-Jeffrey McVey, lost control of the car and was taken into police custody.

McVey was identified as the man who robbed the Kum & Go.

He is charged with first degree robbery, carrying a concealed weapon, felony eluding and OWI as well as several traffic violations.