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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
November 4, 2016 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Duncombe Man Arrested for First Degree Robbery

DUNCOMBE, Iowa -- On October 27, 2016, around 7:00 PM, the Duncombe Police Department responded to reports of a robbery at the Duncombe Gas and Grocery.  The suspect entered the store displaying a weapon and demanded money leaving with an undisclosed amount.

As a result of a joint investigation, Christopher David Peter, 21, of Webster City was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Iowa Code 713.  Christopher Peter is currently being held at the Hamilton County Jail.
The investigation is still on-going.

The following agencies have assisted in the investigation: Duncombe Police Department, Webster County Attorney’s Office, Webster County Sheriff’s Office, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Webster City Police Department, The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS): Iowa State Patrol (ISP) and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), Dayton Police Department, Duncombe Fire Department, Lehigh Fire Department, Harcourt Fire Department, Fort Dodge Fire Department, Moorland Fire Department and SW Webster Ambulance.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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