Salt Lake Police investigate armed robbery at Shell station

The Shell gas station at 176 S. 1300 East in Salt Lake City was robbed late Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. No one was injured, but the suspect had a handgun in his backpack and showed it to the clerk. Photo Courtesy of Justin Fordham

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 8, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — Police are looking for the man who robbed a Shell gas station, at 176 S. 1300 East, late Sunday night.

Salt Lake City Police Lt. Scott Smalley said the robbery was reported at 10:54 p.m.

The suspect is described as an adult white male, who was wearing a black hat, black coat, white scarf over his face, sunglasses, white gloves, Levi’s, and white tennis shoes.

Smalley said the man was carrying a backpack, in which he had a gun that he showed to the store’s clerk.

After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot.

Anyone who has any information about this incident, or that might help identify the suspect, is asked to call SLCPD dispatch at 801-799-3000.



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