Police: Man Robbed 2 Gas Stations in 15 Mins

Forest Acres, SC (WLTX) - Forest Acres police have released surveillance photos of a suspect they believe robbed two different gas stations Wednesday morning.

The images come from the robbery of a Corner Pantry at 3430 Forest Drive. At 6:15 a.m., officers say the suspect came into the store wearing a rag over his face. The man demanded money, then ran away when he got the cash.

Fifteen minutes earlier, Richland County deputies say the suspect robbed a Shell Gas Station at 5413 Forest Drive. The circumstances of that crime were similar: the suspect came in, got the money, then ran out.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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