Suspect Sought in Pierce Robbery, Assault

PIERCE - The Pierce Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in a robbery and assault  last night at The Liquor Store in Pierce. Police Chief Jerry Thackston says the robbery occurred about 10:30 last night, and the suspect assaulted a victim with a box cutter. The suspect is described as 5 foot, 8 inches tall with shoulder-length dirty blond hair. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a baseball cap, blue jeans and a darker colored wind jacket. He also had a bandana around his face. Anyone with information on the crime or the suspect is asked to call the Pierce Police Department, Pierce County Sheriff’s Office or the Nebraska State Patrol.