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Two men rob St. Petersburg gas station at gunpoint

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are looking for two men who robbed a gas station and a customer at gunpoint Tuesday night, according to police.

Police said the two men entered the Citgo gas station at 4855 First Ave S about 8:45 p.m. One of the two men carried a chrome handgun, pointed it at the clerk and demanded money. The man also demanded money from a customer.

The two men then left the store and left in an unknown direction.

Police said the two suspects are wanted in connection to another robbery at Teresa's Market, 2601 30th Ave N, on Saturday about 8:30 p.m. In that case, Police said that two men, one armed with a silver handgun, robbed the store. The suspect description was similar for the two robberies, police said.

No other information was immediately available.

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Two men rob St. Petersburg gas station at gunpoint 12/22/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 5:37pm]
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