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Suspect Sought In Armed Gas Station Robbery

(Credit: KDKA)

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh police are searching for a man who held up a gas station at gunpoint.

The robbery happened at about 4:20 a.m. at the Sunoco in the 300-block of Stanhope Street in Pittsburgh’s Esplen neighborhood last Monday.

Pittsburgh police say the robber brought some items to the counter before pulling out a black semiautomatic handgun at the clerk and demanding money.

The suspect punched the clerk before leaving the store.

The suspect is described as a black male between ages 23 and 25, standing six-feet tall. He wore a hooded sweatshirt, white t-shirt, jeans and white sneakers.

The Pittsburgh Police Robbery Squad asks anyone with information to call them at 412-323-7151.

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