Marion Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint

robbery-suspectThe Marion Police Department says a local gas station was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning. Officers responded to Speedway, 800 Bellefontaine Avenue, on November 14, 2013 at 2:51am for a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation revealed that a single suspect, armed with a black handgun, entered the store and committed the robbery. The suspect then fled the store and ran north on foot, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20’s or early 30’s. He is approximately 5’5”-5’8” and 140-150 pounds with blue eyes. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with “Ohio State” written on the front, grey pants and black tennis shoes.

The two clerks at the store were unharmed during the incident.

Anyone with information on this robbery is urged to contact the Marion Police Department at 740-387-2525 or the TIPS line at 740-375-TIPS.

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