An unknown gunman held up the same Far Northeast gas station twice in less than a week.
Police seek the public’s help in identifying the robber. The initial crime occurred at about 10:28 a.m. on Jan. 11 at Lukoil, 12001 Roosevelt Blvd., police said. The crook entered the business, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The clerk surrendered an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.
The robber ran in an unknown direction. He was described as white, 20 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall and thin with light brown hair, blue eyes and facial hair. He wore a light brown jacket over a gray hooded sweatshirt.
A man fitting the same description returned to the crime scene on Jan. 16 at about 2:55 p.m. and robbed the place in similar fashion police said.
To view surveillance video of the earlier crime, visit the Philadelphia Police channel on YouTube.com. Call 215-686-TIPS or text to PPDTIP to report information. ••