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Two men sought in Citrus Heights armed robbery

Surveillance photo shows two men sought in connection with armed robbery at a Shell gas station in Citrus Heights on Sept. 30.
Surveillance photo shows two men sought in connection with armed robbery at a Shell gas station in Citrus Heights on Sept. 30. Surveillance photo provided by Citrus Heights Police Department

Citrus Heights police are asking the public’s help in in identifying two men sought in connection with a Sept. 30 armed robbery of a gasoline station.

The robbery occurred about 8:14 a.m. when two men entered the Shell gas station at 6141 Greenback Lane, held an employee at gunpoint and demanded money, according to a Police Department news release. The men fled with the cash.

The robbery was captured on the store’s video surveillance camera.

One of the men was described as African American, in his 20s, about 6-feet tall, heavyset, with short black hair. He was wearing a large baggy green sweater and baggy blue jeans.

The other man was described as a light-skinned African American, in his 20s, about 5-foot-10 to 6-feet tall, with a stocky build and short black hair. He was wearing a large baggy red T-shirt and baggy long denim shorts with black and red high-top shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Shaun Gualco at the Citrus Heights Police Department, 916-727-5500, or Sacramento Crime alert at 916-443-4357, or submit a tip via the Crime Alert website, www.crimealert.org.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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