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Man uses hammer to hold up Kum & Go, subdued by customers

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Shannon Ivory, 42, of Sioux City, IA was charged with Robbery and two counts of Assault while Participating in a Felony Shannon Ivory, 42, of Sioux City, IA was charged with Robbery and two counts of Assault while Participating in a Felony
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -

A Sioux City man is in custody after he allegedly tried to rob a local convenience store.  

Around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, officials responded to the Kum & Go at 1373 Pierce Street for a robbery. Authorities say their investigation showed 42-year-old Shannon Ivory entered the store, demanded money and displayed a hammer. Customers entering the store were able to intervene, and hold Ivory until police arrived. 

Ivory was charged with two counts of Assault while Participating in a Felony and 1st Degree Robbery.

Authorities say their investigation continues and the relationship between this and other recent robberies is being investigated.

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