San Diego

3 Gas Stations Robbed at Gunpoint in Span of 90 Minutes: PD

Three different gas stations in San Diego were robbed in the span of 90 minutes on Monday night, the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) confirmed.

The first robbery was reported at approximately 7:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of F Street. The second came just half an hour later at a gas station in the 1600 block of First Avenue. The last robbery occurred just after 9 p.m. at a Shell Station on Division Street.

According to police, in all three robberies, the suspect demanded money at gunpoint.

At one of the gas stations, the clerk slammed the register closed and the suspect ran away.

All three stations are located near freeways, making for a quick getaway.

The suspect is described to be in his late 30s or early 40s, approximately 5-feet 6-inches with a thin build. He was armed with a handgun.

Police said the suspect got into the passenger seat of a getaway vehicle, leading them to believe that he had an accomplice in the robberies.

The vehicle is described to be a forest green 2000 Ford Ranger with an extra cab, with a left tail light that was not working.

He was linked to all three robberies through surveillance video, police said.

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