Man sought in holdup of convenience store

May 10, 2001|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A man robbed a service station and convenience store in Finksburg early yesterday after displaying a cloth-covered object that appeared to be a weapon, according to state police in Westminster.

The incident occurred about 3:30 a.m. at the Tevis Oil Co. station in the 3100 block of Route 140, police said. A man carrying several items approached a cashier, then demanded money as the sale was being transacted, police said. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber was described as a suntanned white male, 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 135 pounds, and dressed in blue jeans and a green T-shirt with yellow lettering. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call state police at 410-386-3000.

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