ELMSFORD, N.Y. (1010 WINS) — Police in Westchester County are looking for a suspect wanted in two holdups at gas station convenience stores.
Authorities said the suspect robbed a Sunoco station on Marble Avenue in Mount Pleasant around 3 a.m. on March 1. At 3:30 a.m., authorities say the same suspect struck again and robbed a Gulf station on West Main Street in Elmsford.READ MORE: New York Poised To Lift Most COVID Restrictions As Vaccination Rate Hovers Around 70%
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Police said that in the Elmsford robbery, the suspect initially entered the store to pay for gas and a pack of gum unmasked. He returned a short time later wearing a different sweatshirt and a ski mask, authorities said.READ MORE: Report: Shake Shack Manager Falsely Accused Of Trying To Poison NYPD Officers Files Lawsuit
The suspect is said have fled both robberies in a red Jeep Liberty with gold New York license plates and a spare tire mounted on the rear of the vehicle.
“The Village of Elmsford reported a robbery of a convenient store and a gas station in their jurisdiction — very similar description of the suspect and vehicle. They got a better look at the vehicle,” Mount Pleasant Chief of Police Louis Alagno said.
Westchester County police have released video footage and photographs of the suspect.MORE NEWS: Actress Lisa Banes Dies After Being Struck By Scooter On Upper West Side
The public may call the county police tip line (800)-898-TIPS (8477). All calls are confidential. The county police also accept tips and information by email and text at firstname.lastname@example.org.