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Man robs five CPH shops in just 13 minutes

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Man robs five CPH shops in just 13 minutes
The man's robbery attempts were centred around Copenhagen Central Station. Photo: René Strandbygaard/DSB
10:35 CEST+02:00
Armed with a bottle, a young man went on a very speedy crime spree in and around Central Station on Sunday night.
One young man’s actions in Copenhagen on Sunday evening give new meaning to the term ‘fast money’. 
 
According to police, the man robbed or attempted to rob five different businesses in central Copenhagen in a span of just 13 minutes. 
 
“He started down on Istedgade at a 24-hour kiosk where he made threats with a bottle around 8.30pm. Then he went – or ran to – Copenhagen Central Station and pulled the same number on several eateries,” Copenhagen Police spokesman Kenneth Jensen told Ritzau. 
 
The man’s mad dash for cash then turned to 7-Eleven stores. He tried to his luck at the 7-Eleven location on Vesterbrogade before making one last attempt at the Vesterport Station location. 
 
In all cases, the young man threatened cashiers with a bottle. 
 
“In some places he got money, and in some places he did not,” Jensen said. 
 
As of Monday, the culprit, who police describe as being a young man between 180-190cm tall, had not been found.
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