Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Thu, Sept. 24

Third Street gas station robbed, <br>thief assumes clerk duties during heist

The clerk reported that two white males entered the store approximately 20 minutes prior to the call. As they entered, she noticed that one of the suspects was wearing a Circle K uniform.

One of the suspects forced the clerk into the bathroom in the back of the store and threatened her that if she came out she would be hurt.

The suspect wearing the Circle K uniform stepped behind the counter and acted as an employee of the store. During the next 15-20 minutes, this suspect authorized gas purchases, sold goods and took deliveries for Circle K.

During this time, a third suspect was observed sitting outside in a small, dark-colored SUV. He was described as a white male adult.

The clerk was not harmed in the incident.

The Winslow Police Department is actively pursuing leads in the case. Any persons having information concerning this crime are asked to contact the Winslow Police Department at 289-2431. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may do so by calling Crimestoppers at 289-2100.

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