Around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, a gas station clerk was robbed at gunpoint at the Sinclair gas station located at 2nd Street and North Avenue in Grand Junction.
According to the clerk, the suspect was a white male, dressed in all black, had a black hoodie and a black cloth mask with white stripes. He was believed to be in his 20’s, about 6’0-6’2” with a slender build. He was also wearing red sunglasses.
According to Sgt. Lonnie Chavez with the Grand Junction Police Department, the suspect brandished a black handgun and pointed it at the clerk. The suspect left the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of money from the store. No injuries were reported.
A K9 was brought out to the scene to try and locate the suspect but was unsuccessful.
If anyone has information about this incident they can call the Grand Junction Police Department at 242-6707, call Crime Stoppers at 241-STOP, send the information via the web at http://www.241stop.com, or text a tip to CRIMES (274637) with the word TIP729 in the message. The identity of the person providing the information will remain anonymous.
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