Robber hits 2 stores in 1 night

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Police want to find a man who robbed two stores in one night.

The man first robbed a Tesoro at 2280 S. Highland Dr. around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Fifteen minutes later he went to the Sconecutter at 2040 S. State St. and demanded money. Police say he indicated he had a gun during both robberies. No one was injured.

Police gave the following description of the robber:

  • Male Native American
  • 59- 60 years old
  • 200 pounds
  • black zip-up sweatshirt
  • gray t-shirt with an unknown print on the front
  • faded blue jeans
  • white athletic shoes with dark trim
  • all-white baseball cap

They're asking anyone who recognizes the robber to call the Salt Lake City Police Department at 801-799-3000.


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