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2 Facebook Marketplace robberies prompt Lenexa police to issue safety reminders

Suggest doing transactions at police departments
Lenexa Police Department.
Posted at 4:19 PM, Nov 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-09 21:00:26-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Lenexa Police Department is offering advice to people selling things on Facebook Marketplace after responding to two different robberies on Monday.

In a Facebook post, the department said the robberies happened at a gas station and a grocery store.

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As the holiday season approaches, the department said these person-to-person sales are likely to increase.

The department recommends meeting at a police station to conduct these type of transactions to ensure safety.

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