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Published: Monday, 6/23/2014

Toledo police probe two more carryout robberies

Lone, masked gunman reported in each case

BLADE STAFF

Toledo police are investigating robberies at two city gas stations in which the lone bandit in each case was masked and armed.

At 5:03 a.m. today, Circle K, 1235 N. Holland-Sylvania Rd., was robbed, police said. The suspect went into the store, behind the counter, and repeatedly demanded the clerk open the register. During the robbery, the suspect had a gun, at hip level, pointed at the clerk, according to a police report. Once the cash drawer was open, the suspect took $54 cash and fled.

The suspect is described in a police report as black, 6 feet, 180 pounds, and was last seen wearing a red zip-up hooded sweatshirt, black mask, gray T-shirt, light blue jeans, and gray shoes with red laces.

Friday, at 11:42 p.m., Sunoco Stop & Go, 4411 Heatherdowns Blvd., was robbed, police said.

A clerk told officers that a man came into the store with a gun, went behind the counter, and ordered the clerk to put cash into a knit winter hat. The clerk complied and the suspect fled southbound behind the store, police said. A complete description of the suspect was not available.

Police ask that anyone with information call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.



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