What to Know
- Hollywood Police released surveillance footage on Friday of two armed robberies allegedly committed by the same person.
- The two robberies took place within 24 hours of each other at gas stations in the city Sunday and Monday.
Hollywood Police released surveillance footage on Friday that they hope will bring an end to one man's string of robbing gas stations in the city.
The first incident took place Sunday night shortly before 7 PM at the Marathon Gas Station off Johnson Street near N. 30th Road. The suspect is seen using a knife to demand money from the clerk, who handed him a bad containing around $200.
Less than 24 hours later, a man matching the same description held up the Quick Stop Shop off Dixie Highway and Sherman Street. Again, the man used a knife to demand money, threatening an employee and leaving withe $200 in cash from a register.
The suspect is described as a white male between 5’8”and 5'10” tall, weighing 200 lbs with white facial hair. In both cases, he has been wearing a white baseball hat.
In the first case, the suspect fled the scene in a grey vehicle, described as either a Toyota or a Lincoln. Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollywood Police or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.