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Dec 12, 2011

Bicycle thieves rob gas station

Aside from the two murders, there’s other violence to report. The Texaco Service Station, popularly known as Texaco North Star, located near mile one and a half on the Northern Highway, was targeted by a pair of armed robbers during a midmorning heist today.  Shortly before eleven o’clock the duo entered the premises where store manager Andrei Castillo was getting ready to a make a cash deposit.  One of the two men produced a handgun and pointed it at Castillo before relieving him of an undisclosed sum of money.  While the incident was caught on surveillance cameras located inside the store, News Five understands that the perpetrators cannot be positively identified because of the quality of footage.  According to Police Press Officer Fitzroy Yearwood the robbery was executed by thieves on bicycles.

Insp. Fitzroy Yearwood, Police Press Officer

Fitzroy Yearwood

“The manager of Texaco North Star on the Northern Highway reported to police that sometime around 10:45 a.m. he was preparing to go and make a deposit when two men walked into the gas station, one carrying a firearm.  They pointed the gun at him [and] took away a bag containing an undisclosed amount of cash.  [They also] took away his cell phone.  The men then turned around, jumped on separate bicycles and rode off making good their escape.”

Isani Cayetano

“The obvious question that comes to mind is whether or not this was caught on security cameras.  I know that particular location has been targeted multiple times over the past for armed robberies.”

Insp. Fitzroy Yearwood

“Isani I don’t think that that would be something you want to put out there to alert these suspects.  Of course they know what they did and we’re trying our best to find them.  That’s all I can say on that.”

Isani Cayetano

“Was a description of these young men given?”

Insp. Fitzroy Yearwood

“Dark complexioned.”

Isani Cayetano

“Any other leads besides the fact that they have told you that they are dark complexioned men who targeted the location a little before eleven?”

Insp. Fitzroy Yearwood

“Like you said we are trying, we are trying our best to identify these persons.”

On November thirtieth of last year the fuel depot was hit by a lone gunman who callously terminated the lives of Fort Point security guard, Guatemalan national Edgar Ayala and popular barbecue chef David Longsworth during an armed robbery.

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2 Responses for “Bicycle thieves rob gas station”

  1. Eye in the Sky says:

    No tinted windows on their car I MEAN BICYCLE but I bet they had tinted sunglasses. LOL

  2. Kay says:

    @ eye in the Sky…how dark was the tint on their sunglasses?!…LMAO!!! Bet it was darker than 50%….what a waste with that tint law

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