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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (KDKA) — West Mifflin Police believe a pair of convenience store holdups that happened late Sunday night into early Monday morning are connected.

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The holdups happened within less than 30 minutes of one another.

The first was reported around 11:45 p.m. Sunday at the Uni-Mart in the 2300 block of Worton Boulevard. Police say a person tried to rob the store, but was unsuccessful.

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Police believe the same person successfully robbed a BP gas station in the 4700 block of Buttermilk Hollow Road around 12:05 a.m. Monday.

Police say no weapon was shown during either holdup. No injuries were reported.

A description of the suspect has not been released.

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