Mexico robbery investigation continues

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MEXICO— No arrests have been made yet in the armed robbery of the Mexico One Stop on March 28, but police are working on several leads provided by local residents.

Sgt. Roy Hodsdon said Wednesday that informational calls made to the department last week provided a number of leads.

“We’re getting closer to an arrest,” he said.

A white male used what is believed to be a 9 mm gun to hold up the convenience store early that Sunday morning. The clerk handed over all the cash in the register, which was estimated at $254. She was not hurt. The man fled on foot.

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Although a security camera recorded the act, the man’s face was covered with a scarf.

The armed robbery was the first for the town in several years.

In other police matters:

Arrest

• Deborah Dolloff, 43, Main Street, Peru, on a charge of operating under the influence, 12:30 a.m. April 7 on the River Road. She was released from the Mexico Police Department on $500 unsecured bail. She is scheduled to appear in Rumford District Court on June 8.

Vandalism

A Highland Terrace resident reported at 3:52 p.m. April 5 that someone tossed a rock into the rear window of his vehicle while it was parked in his driveway, causing $250 damage.

Assault

A Sun Valley Circle resident reported at 8:04 p.m. April 2 that someone assaulted her and her friend when they were parked on the Backkingdom Road. Police have suspects.

Identity theft

A River Road resident reported at 9:30 a.m. April 4 that someone used his name and other identifying information to purchase more than $400 in phone and cable services. Police have leads.

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