"It's still under investigation," said SPD Detective Jill Green.
"We don't think the robbery at Gold Buyer (on Dec. 18) is related to these other two, but we're still unsure.
There are some similarities in the last two, as far as their dress.
We're looking into it, but we don't know yet."
noted three armed robberies in one month is "very unusual" for Sedalia
, but that increased crime is normal around this time of year.
"It seems around Christmas time we do have an increase in theft, in burglaries, this year we've seen robberies," she
"That's consistent every year.
While this type of crime is not common for Sedalia
offered a few tips for business owners to increase safety measures at their business.
first piece of advice was to install surveillance cameras.
"Invest in surveillance cameras that record and that work," she
If anyone has any information about these crimes, contact SPD Detective Jill Green at 660-827-7823 ext. 170.
If you wish to remain anonymous, contact the TIPS Hotline at 660-827-TIPS.
"Many times crimes are solved because people call in information, we get tips from the public," Green