Breaking: Robbery suspect apprehended - Scottsbluff Area News, Sports, and Weather

Breaking: Robbery suspect apprehended

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Officers from the Scottsbluff Police Department and Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Deputies apprehended 35-year-old Travis Leier of Rapid City, South Dakota early this afternoon in northern Scottsbluff.

A citizen reported seeing the suspect at a local business.

Scottsbluff officers responded, and Leier fled on foot. Officers cordoned off the area and located the suspect hiding underneath a vehicle. No one was injured during the arrest.

Leier is being held at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center awaiting his court appearance.

He is believed to be responsible for robbing the Melbeta All Around, and then stealing a blue pickup that he later abandoned in Morrill County. 

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