Video Shows Armed Robbery Of Highway 97 Convenience Store

November 24, 2014

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The search is continuing for the suspect in the Friday armed robbery of a Highway 97 convenience store , and a surveillance video has revealed new details about the crime.

The male suspect entered the Davisville BP about 7:45 p.m. and and demanded cash. In the video, he walks directly to the counter, then walks further into the store, presumably to get the clerk who was not behind the counter. He pulls what appears to be a handgun out of his coat pocket. The clerk can be seen removing cash from the register, placing it in a plastic shopping bag, and hurriedly placing the bag on the counter.

The perpetrator quickly exits the store toward Nokomis Road, quickly turns around and looks back in the door, and then continues to make his getaway. The video shows the entire robbery took about 45 seconds.

Friday night, the clerk was not immediately available to provide a good description of the suspect, but investigators reviewed surveillance video in their effort to develop a suspect. He fled the store in an unknown type vehicle in an unknown direction of travel. No suspect has been named by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect appeared to be a white male, average height and was wearing glasses with a dark frame. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing khaki colored pants, a ski mask and a blue winter coat with an attached hat.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP.

If you do not see the video at the top of this story, it is because your home, work or school firewall is blocking YouTube videos.

Pictured inset: The suspect in a Friday night robbery. Pictured below: The BP station on Highway 97 in Davisville minutes after a Friday night robbery. photos, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “Video Shows Armed Robbery Of Highway 97 Convenience Store”

  1. Avis on November 24th, 2014 12:45 pm

    The glasses, nose, and mustache look like one of those novelty items my kids used to play with. His return trip to “look back” revealing the phony mustache seems purposely done for the camera.

  2. William on November 24th, 2014 11:40 am

    >He looks to have a mustache also…if you look at the slow motion when he comes back to look through the door.

    The mask he is wearing appears to come to the bottom of his nose, covering his mouth, in the original quality video.

  3. sister on November 24th, 2014 8:08 am

    He looks to have a mustache also…if you look at the slow motion when he comes back to look through the door.

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