By Russell Hixson
STILLWATER, Okla. —
Police believe the latest armed robbery in Stillwater is the eighth in a string of armed robberies that have occurred since January.
Officers are investigating an armed robbery at the Git-N-Gallup on Perkins Road. It is the third armed robbery that has occurred at the store this year.
According to police, the robbery occurred at approximately 10:04 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect displaying a semi-automatic firearm demanded money from the clerk. He left the store with an undetermined amount of cash and fled on foot.
The suspect was described by witnesses as a 5-foot-6 black male weighing 150 pounds. He was wearing a long-sleeve gray shirt, black rolled up pants or shorts, rectangular reading glasses and a white ball cap.
Witnesses of the other robberies described the suspect as a 5-foot-9, 160-pound black male. He often wears beanies, hoodies and female wigs during the robberies and uses a black semi-automatic handgun, police said.
The Git-N-Gallup was robbed Jan. 30 and again March 5.
Those with information about the incident are encouraged to call the police department at 405-372-4171 or the anonymous tip line at 405-742-8327.