Waterloo police are asking for the public's help in locating a in connection with an armed robbery at a local convenience store last week.

Authorities have identified the suspect as 25-year-old Diontay Cobbs, whose last known address is in Davenport. Waterloo police have obtained a warrant charging him with first-degree robbery.

Officers were called to Ali's Corner Convenience Store, 1117 East 4th Street, just before 9:30 AM Tuesday. Officials said they identified Cobbs as the suspect through information they obtained during their investigation, which included a tip submitted to Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers.

Cobbs was last seen in a white 2018 Ford Fusion with Iowa license plate GMG093 (pictured below).

Waterloo police said information on his location should be reported immediately to local law enforcement. They advise the public not to take any personal action trying to detain Cobbs.

Tips on his potential location can be left with Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers at 319-232-5583 or Waterloo police at 319-291-4340, Extension 3.

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Ali's Convenience Store Robbery - Sept. 29, 2020

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