NORTH UNION TWP. (KDKA) — Police say a Fayette County man threatened to open fire during a gas station robbery.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday at Sweet Pea’s Gas Station on Connellsville Street in North Union Township.

Pennsylvania State Police say Troy Duane Ford, 45, walked in and demanded $200. He allegedly threatened to shoot Randall Lee Thomas, 52, if he did not give him the money.

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Ford was handed $160 and he fled the scene in a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

He was later apprehended and lodged in the Fayette County Prison, charged with felony robbery, terroristic threats and theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

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