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Masked robbers storm into downtown Palatka gas station

Police Department asking community for help in identifying the suspects

Two suspects rob Palatka gas station.
Two suspects rob Palatka gas station. (Palatka Police Department)

PALATKA, Fla. – The Palatka Police Department is investigating a robbery of a downtown gas station Saturday night.

According to police, the robbery happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 14 at a gas station located at 900 Reid Street.

Surveillance video from the robbery shows two suspects wearing black sweatshirts and white gloves bursting through the door while holding what appears to be handguns.

One of the suspects then pushes a customer to the floor before grabbing something from out of view behind the counter and running out the door. The entire incident lasted less than 20 seconds.

900 Reid Street Robbery 12-14-19 9:30PM

Public Notice: a robbery occurred at 900 Reid on 12-14-19 at 9:30 PM. The suspects covered their faces in the incident. The Police Department is asking the community for assistance in identifying the suspects. If you have any information on the identity of the suspects, please contact Det. Sgt. Colten Lee at 386-329-0115.

Posted by Palatka Police Department on Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Investigators are now asking the community for help in identifying the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Colten Lee at 386-329-0115.


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