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Peters BP station robbed

Jim McNutt / Observer-Reporter
Peters Township police cars and an ambulance are parked Monday around the BP gas station on Route 19 near West McMurray Road in Peters Township. Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Monday morning. Order a Print
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McMURRAY – No weapon was seen when a man walked in the BP gas station and convenience store, 3894 Washington Road, at 8:15 a.m. Monday, pushed a clerk and grabbed a container of money.


The man fled and there is no indication of the amount of money in the container or if the clerk was injured, said Peters Township police Chief Harry Fruecht.


The station is along Route 19 south near the intersection of West McMurray Road.


The robber is a white man, about 6-foot-2, and was wearing a black hoodie, Fruecht said. The man was described as having heavy acne on his face.


Assisting Peters Township police were officers from North Strabane and Cecil townships.