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Hollywood police investigate two armed robberies committed by one suspect

Hollywood Police are looking for help in solving two recent armed robbery cases.

On June 5, 2016 at approximately 6:56 P.M. an armed robbery occurred at the Marathon Gas Station, located at 3034 Johnson Street.

The suspect was a white male with white facial hair, 5’8-10″ tall, 200 pounds. He was wearing a white baseball hat, white tee shirt and shorts with black boots and was armed with knife. The Marathon clerk was held at knife point while she handed him a money bag containing approximately $200. The suspect fled west bound in a grey Toyota or Lincoln.

A second armed robbery occurred on June 6, 2016 at approximately 5:26 P.M. This robbery occured at a Quick Stop Store located at 2344 North Dixie Highway, and appears to involve the same suspect. The subject description was similar to the first armed robbery. The white male wore a white baseball hat, lime green tee shirt and was armed with a knife. The clerk was forced back and also held at knife point. He took approximately $200 from the register then fled the scene. It is unknown if a vehicle was used in this robbery.

David Volz
David Volz
David Volz has been a reporter for Hollywood Gazette since 2011 and has worked for numerous community news publications throughout South Florida over the past two decades including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald and South Florida Business Journal. He is a Professor in the Business department at Broward College and the editor of the Coral Springs Connection, an online community news website. He covers city government, schools, sports events, cultural activities, faith groups and workplaces.

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