May 26, 2009

Robber used beer box as a mask

Police said a man who robbed a convenience store in Lincoln, Neb., concealed his identity by covering his head with an empty Bud Light box.

Lincoln police Capt. Bob Kawamoto said the man entered the Kwik Shop store at about 4:30 a.m. Monday with the box on his head and a green rag wrapped around his hand to imply that he was holding a weapon, the Lincoln Journal-Star reported Tuesday.

Kawamoto said the robber left the store with nine packs of Newport cigarettes, worth nearly $50.