Weapon Involved Robbery Reported at Same Vacant House

Within the last month, two separate robbery incidents have taken place at a 449 N. Market Street, in Ottumwa. Each incident is outlined below:

On October 14, 2017, a male victim, who is identified as 46-year-old Kenneth Paul Dyer of Ottumwa, reported that he was robbed at gunpoint behind the specified residence by two males. Dyer sustained injuries to his head and face and received medical treatment for his injuries.

On October 31st, 2017, a Dominoes Pizza Delivery Driver, was robbed after an order was placed to be delivered at the specified residence. The delivery driver was identified as 24-year-old Tyler Scott Eidson of Ottumwa. When Eidson arrived at the residence to deliver the pizza, a male armed with a handgun approached Eidson and stole various items from his person. Eidson complied with the demands of the assailant and was not harmed.

Anyone with information concerning either of these incidents is encouraged to contact the Ottumwa Police Department investigations unit at 641-683-0631.


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