Police search for suspect after robbery at Shell gas station

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 15, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who allegedly robbed a Shell gas station early Tuesday morning.

According to a news release from the Salt Lake City Police Department, the robbery took place at approximately 6:20 a.m. at the Shell station at 874 E. 1300 South.

A man entered a store and approached a female clerk, according to the news release. The suspect placed his hand in his coat, and the woman heard a “click,” but no gun was seen.

The victim gave the suspect money from the register and he left on foot. The suspect is described as an adult male, unknown race, with a raspy voice, and wearing a black, heavy coat with a fur-lined hood, gray baggy sweat pants and black gloves.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call 801-799-3000. To remain anonymous, text crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip.


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