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UPD looking for suspect in morning robbery

Sep 28, 2022, 11:00 AM | Updated: 11:29 am

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FILE --- A Unified police car is parked a precinct on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

RIVERTON, Utah –An armed robbery was reported at a Chevron gas station on Wednesday morning.  According to Sgt. Melody Cutler, from Unified Police Department, the robbery occurred just after 6 a.m. 

The incident happened at the Kearns Chevron located at 4700 S.  and 4000 W.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his mid-twenties wearing khaki pants and a gray sweatshirt with a purple logo.

According to UPD, the suspect brandished a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect fled in a white Nissan Altima. 

Additionally, police said that there had been a few “beer runs,” in West Valley City on Wednesday morning. These are described as someone walking out of the store without paying for their items. Police said the suspect in the beer runs was also driving a white Altima.

Authorities said the crimes may be connected but police cannot confirm at this time.

If you have any information regarding this incident contact Unified Police Department at 801-840-4000.

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