Police: Man with stun gun steals cigarettes from Point Breeze gas station
Pittsburgh police are investigating an armed robbery at a Point Breeze gas station Wednesday night.
Officers responded just after 10:30 p.m. to a call of a fight and then later a robbery in progress at the gas station in the 7500 block of Penn Avenue, according to Cara Cruz, public safety spokeswoman.
A man working at the gas station, who had a visible abrasion to one arm and a torn shirt, told police he was working in a closed booth that is not accessible to customers when a man driving a BMW parked next to the booth and tried to get inside.
According to police, the suspect had a stun gun and got inside the booth. After struggling with the employee, the suspect stole cigarettes and drove away, Cruz said.
The employee refused EMS treatment, according to Cruz.
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