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St. Pete Police search for 'agile armed robber' who held up gas station

Posted at 3:41 PM, Mar 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-27 15:41:28-04

Police are searching for what they are referring to as an "agile armed robber," who held up a gas station in St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg Police say that around 10 p.m. on January 31, a man, with his face covered, robbed a gas station in the 2700 block of 5th Avenue S.

Surveillance video shows the man jump over the counter and point a gun at the store clerk. Police say that he left with a large amount of cash.

"The suspect appears to be athletic by how easily he jumps through the small window and over the counter," St. Pete PD wrote in a release.

"Our detectives thoroughly investigated this incident and have exhausted all leads."

SPPD is asking anyone with information on the incident or the man in the video to contact St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780, or text SPPD plus your tip to TIP411. The report number associated with this case is 2018-004677.