First Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 6:30 am in Freeport.
According to detectives, the 65 year old male clerk, who had just opened the doors to US Petroleum gas station, 199 E. Sunrise Highway, was confronted by a male black subject who was displaying a large black handgun. The subject then demanded that the register be opened and removed an undisclosed amount of cash. Before leaving the station, cartons of cigarettes, lottery “scratch off” tickets as well as the clerk’s cell phone and money from his wallet was taken.
The uninjured victim further described the subject as wearing a waist length jacket and a ski mask covering his face. He was last seen fleeing on foot westbound on Sunrise Highway.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Healey/1st Squad 12/17/16/1845/6672