A 49-year-old man was injured when the front-end loader he was driving at E.L. Trevena Inc. turned over. Robert Curtis was conscious and complaining about numbness and tingling in his legs when paramedics arrived, said Largo Fire Department District Chief Pat McGinley. Curtis was flown to Bayfront Medical Center where he was under evaluation Monday night, McGinley said. His injuries were not considered life-threatening. A Trevena employee declined to comment. Mounds of mulch and building rubble sat in large piles on the property at 9000 126th Ave. N, where heavy machinery was being operated Monday afternoon.
LARGO _ Largo police are looking for a man who they say robbed an Amoco gas station Friday night. The white man, described as 5-feet-10 with brown hair and a beard, entered the station at 751 Clearwater-Largo Road just before 11 p.m. He held his hand underneath his shirt as if he were carrying a gun, police said. Two clerks were behind the counter, and the man demanded that they open the cash register. The suspect leaned over, grabbed an undisclosed amount of money and fled. The incident lasted less than two minutes, and police do not know if the man got away on foot or by car. He was seen wearing denim cut-off shorts and a white and blue striped shirt. Anyone with information about the crime can call Largo police at 587-6730.