Springdale PD looking for armed suspects from gas station crime

Springdale PD looking for armed suspects from gas station crime
(Source: Surveillance photo/Springdale PD)
(Source: Surveillance photo/Springdale PD)

SPRINGDALE, SC (WIS) - Springdale police are looking for two armed and masked suspects who were seen on store surveillance footage robbing two separate robberies at the same gas station in the last week.

Police say the incidents happened at the Corner Pantry Gas Station located in Springdale at 3280 Platt Springs Rd.

The first incident took place on June 23 just before 3 am.

"Two individuals entered the store and one presented a pump shotgun as the two ordered the cashier to give them money," the department said in a press release Thursday. "The cashier complied and the individuals then fled the location.  The two were dressed in black hooded sweatshirts and had red bandanas covering their faces."

The second incident took place on June 26 at approximately 4:30 am.

"Two individuals entered the store and one presented a pump shotgun. The two ordered the cashier to give them money from the register," the release continued. "The cashier complied and both individuals fled the location.  In this incident, one individual was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, grey pants, and had a white mask covering the face. The other individual was wearing a camouflage hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and had a black mask covering the face."

"These incidents do seem to follow a pattern that could indicate that they may be connected to other armed robbery incidents that have taken place in Lexington County lately," Springdale Police Chief Kevin Cornett said. "Springdale Police Department has reached out to the other agencies and we are working together to identify the suspects involved."

Chief Cornett asks that anyone with information about the identity of the individual involved call the Springdale Police Department at 803-796-3160 or call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or log onto www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and click the red "Submit a tip" tab.

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