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Another convenience store robbery: Eau Claire Police release crime statistics


Eau Claire (WQOW) - No arrests have been made in an Eau Claire convenience store robbery.

Police say the Mega Holiday on Golf Road was robbed around 1:45 a.m. Friday, the second time that store has been robbed in two months.  Police say the clerk believes the man was armed even though he didn't show a weapon.

Police released pictures from surveillance video inside the store.  It's tough to get a good look at the suspect, but if you know anything that can help police, please give them a call.

The same gas station was robbed in early December.  Bryan Hjerleid was arrested and charged in that case.

Mega Holiday stores have been targeted more than other convenience stores in Eau Claire in recent years.  Eau Claire Police say they've investigated 14 store robberies since 2008.  Eight have been at Mega Holiday stores.  No Eau Claire Kwik Trip stores have been robbed in that time.  In the last decade, 31 store robberies have been investigated, 11 at Mega Holiday, 2 at Kwik Trip and 18 at other stores in Eau Claire.

In Lake Hallie, police are investigating an armed robbery at the Mega Holiday on Melby Road.  That crime happened early Wednesday morning.


Eau Claire (WQOW) – An Eau Claire gas station has been robbed for a second time in just under two months.

Police say the Mega Holiday store on Golf Road was robbed around 1:45 Friday morning.  Police are still investigating the robbery.

The same Mega Holiday was held up in early December.  Bryan Hjerleid is charged in that case.

The armed robbery also comes two days after someone used a gun to rob the Mega Holiday on Melby Road in Lake Hallie.

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