Waterloo police are investigating a pair of armed robberies, both of which occurred at local businesses on Sunday (Nov. 19, 2017).

The first hold-up occurred at Yesway convenience store, 1976 Franklin St., around 3 a.m. Police said a man entered the business and demanded money from the clerk, while displaying a handgun. The suspect was wearing black pants, a black sweatshirt and ski mask.

According to police, the second incident happened several hours later. Around 8 p.m., a man wearing a hood and ski mask robbed Dollar General, 2935 Logan Ave., at gunpoint. The suspect also demanded money from the clerk.

Anyone with information about either hold-up should call Waterloo police at 319-291-4340, Ext. 7, or Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers at 855-300-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be left at www.cvcrimestop.com. A cash reward is available.