Machete allegedly used in robbery at U-Stop in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Tuesday morning officers were dispatched to a robbery at U-Stop at 2140 K Street. 

Officers were told that a man had threatened another man with a knife inside the store. 

When officers arrived to the location, they saw man matching the description that the caller had provided. The male suspect, 32-year-old Clevone Furby, was taken into custody without incident. 

Police say they spoke to the victim, who said he came into U-Stop, after working at McDonald's, to withdraw money from the ATM when Furby approached him. 

Furby pulled out a large machete, pushed it against the victim, and demanded his money. The victim was able to get away from Furby and the police were called. 

Officers say they identified the Furby and took him into custody. The officers found his machete with a 10 1/4 inch blade in a sheath, 0.9 grams of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia on his person.

Furby was arrested for robbery, carry a concealed weapon, use of a weapon to commit a felony, possession of a controlled substance. 

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