Madison
6° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Cops: Men pumped gas for customers after robbery

Published On: May 08 2014 10:50:26 AM CDT   Updated On: May 08 2014 11:36:13 AM CDT
Car pulling up to gas pumps

iStock / RapidEye

Police say men robbed a gas station, then stayed at the store for several hours afterward and pumped gas for customers.

The men entered a Hess gas station in southwest Philadelphia demanding money, which reportedly caught the 18-year-old clerk off-guard because one of the men was wearing a shirt with a Hess logo on it, leading him to believe they were making a delivery. At one point, one of the men fired a shot from a gun, grazing the clerk's head, reports KYW-TV.

After he was robbed, the clerk was told to stay quiet in the bathroom for several hours, while the suspects waited on customers and pumped gas for them, offering a discount to those who paid with cash.

He eventually exited the bathroom and called the police.

Police say the robbers are responsible for similar Hess station robberies and are still at large.

Advertisement
  • PHOTOS: Uber-cute puppies on tour

    A basket of puppies arrived at the News 3 studio in Madison Friday morning as part of a promotion between Uber Madison and a Madison-based pet rescue. Uber and Underdogpetrescue.org teamed up to offer a puppy break to Uber app users that benefits the pet rescue. Condi (brown) and Wylie (black) got lots of snuggles and love from staff before they went on their way to cheer up other Madisonians through Uber until 3 p.m., the company said.

  • GOP group at debate

    Scott Olson/Getty Image

    2016 presidential candidates' net worth

    Ever wonder just what a presidential candidate is worth? Take a look at the net worth estimates for each of the remaining Republican and Democratic candidates as compiled by Forbes.

  • Jim Gilmore

    Darren McCollester/Getty Images

    Election 2016: Who has dropped out

    Jim Gilmore became the latest 2016 presidential candidate to leave the race on Friday. Here's a look at him and the other former candidates who have also ended their campaigns.

Advertisement