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"Flash Rob" appears on Internet, LPD investigates

Lima Police are investigating an incident called a "Flash Rob".

A few days ago- citizens sent a link to a YouTube video to the Lima Police Department's Social Media pages.

The video showed several subjects entering a convenience store- and shoplifting. Several items were taken, as they left the business without paying for any of the items.

Officers began investigating- and discovered that the incident occurred at Riverview Pizza on South Pine Street back on December 18th.

The incident was not initially reported by the owner of the business.

As a result of the video, and assistance from Lima City Schools staff, 6 suspects have been positively identified. 5 of the suspects are juveniles, and all are students at Lima Senior High School. Their names are not being released.

 

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