Friday, April 20, 2018
Public safety

Police looking for tips in St. Petersburg gas station robbery

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are searching for two people who held up a Citgo gas station Tuesday night, stealing lottery tickets and some cash.

The duo, described as males in their late teens, went into the gas station 900 34th St. N around 10 p.m.

One teen, armed with a handgun, reached over the counter and threatened the clerk, according to police. The second teen walked around the counter and took cash, loose change and lottery tickets.

They left and no one was hurt. No getaway vehicle was seen.

One teen was wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt with the words "Pinellas Park" on the front.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Reginald Mitchell at (727) 893-4204 or the TIP line at (727) 892-5000.

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