Police seek information on robbery suspects
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A series of robberies spanning two states took place on Sunday beginning in the morning in Steubenville and ending in later that afternoon Wellsburg.
The first robbery happened at the Convenient Food Mart on Sunset Boulevard in Steubenville.
One suspect approached the cashier desk as a distraction while the other man with him snuck into the back and stole $14,000 in cash.
Later that same day the suspects made their way to the Clark gas station on Route 2 in Wellsburg.
The same distraction method was used but the two individuals switched places.
This time, the other man distracted the cashier at Clark while his counterpart went into the back office, again stealing only cash.
After investigating, the Wellsburg Police Department needs the public’s help.
"We contacted the Steubenville Police Department, worked with them on and off today, and after working for several hours, we decided the best thing to do would be to ask NEWS9 for help again," said Lieutenant Lester Skinner.
Anyone who recognizes either man in the photo above are asked to call the Wellsburg Police Department or the Steubenville Police Department
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