Marion City Police are investigating three armed robberies that took place around Marion last weekend that may have been connected.
On Friday night just after 7 P.M., officers responded to Woody's Place drive-thru at 566 Delaware Ave. after getting a call that someone had pulled a semi-automatic handgun and demanded cash. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen, while the suspect was described as a thin white male, 6'4''-6'5'' tall and wearing a mask over his face.
Saturday just before 11:00 P.M., the Godfather's Pizza restaurant also on Delaware Ave. was robbed by two suspects, one of which had a gun. According to the police report, both suspects were white men just under 6'0'' tall, wearing bandanas to cover their faces.
Finally on Sunday around 7:00 P.M., an attempted armed robbery was reported at the Five-0 drive-thru at 1068 Mount Vernon Ave., according to police an employee ran to safety in a nearby business after a man entered the store with a handgun and demanded money from the register. The employee then called 911 but police arrived after the suspect was gone. He was described as a thin white male, around 5'6'' and wearing a ski mask.
Police are investigating all three incidents and say while there are similarities, these cases are not definitively linked as of now. No arrests were made but if you have any information on the suspects described, call the police department's anonymous tips line at 740-375-8477.