Man robs Midtown gas station, gets away with cash drawer

Man robs Midtown gas station, gets away with cash drawer

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Midtown gas station was robbed after the suspect forced himself behind the counter and took the cash box from the register, according to Memphis Police Department.

The robbery happened on Aug. 13 just after 2 a.m. at the Exxon located at the corner of Poplar Avenue and North McLean Boulevard.

Police said the suspect entered through the front of the Exxon and began making threats to the clerk.

The suspect got away with the cash box from the register with an undetermined amount of money.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-9-inch with dreadlocks pulled back into a ponytail. He was wearing a white tank top and gray pants.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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