WAUKEE – A suburban Iowa convenience store was robbed, but cops soon hunted down and arrested a suspect.
Police in the Des Moines suburb of Waukee say that at 6:17 AM on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, their officers responded to the Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh located at 1025 E. Hickman Road for a robbery. A suspect allegedly entered the store with his hand in his pocket, approached the clerk and demanded money. No weapon was visible and no money was taken as the suspect fled the scene.
After an investigation, Waukee police department detectives apprehended Mark Doyle in Clive on Wednesday afternoon, without incident, with the assistance of the Clive and Urbandale police departments. Doyle is charged with second-degree robbery in connection to the incident in Waukee.
Waukee Police Chief Chad McCluskey said, “Officers with multiple metro law enforcement agencies were instrumental in the quick identification and apprehension of the suspect in this case. We are very thankful for our strong relationships with our partners, and the Waukee community should be very proud of the work done by the Waukee Police Department team, not just on this incident but on a daily basis.”