Dan's Supermarket on South Washington is no longer open 24-hours due to security concerns

BISMARCK, N.D. - Dan's Supermarket on South Washington is no longer open 24-hours a day.

The store has posted a sign outside, saying it will be closed from midnight to 6 a.m., citing security concerns for customers and employees.

Dan's parent company has not responded to our call for a comment.

Bismarck Police say violent and drug crimes in the area have dropped slightly in that general vicinity over the past three years, but there's been a significant increase so far this year.

The crimes break down as follows:

2014 2015 2016 2017 YTD
Drug Violations 78 63 61 32
Violent Crimes 59 54 46 23

*Included in violent crimes: Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault, Forcible Rape, Forcible Fondling, Sexual Assault w/ Object, Weapon Violation, Murder, Intimidation and Robbery.