Robber strikes Shell station

Deputy Chief Tom Steiner checks out the latest additions to the Piqua police fleet as the city took delivery of two new Ford SUV cruisers on December 23.

Mike Ullery

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PIQUA – Piqua police report an armed robbery took place at the Shell gas station at 600 N. Main Street on Sunday afternoon.

Lt. Dave Thomas said that a man entered the station around 1:30, produced a “stun gun” and demanding money.

The clerk complied and the man left the business on foot. No direction of travel or vehicle were reported.

The suspect is described as a white male with a thin build, in his 20’s to early 30’s and with short blonde hair. He was reportedly wearing a black t-shirt, blue “carpenters-type” jeans and a black Ohio State ball cap.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is urged to contact Piqua Police at 937-615-TIPS (8477) or all Miami County 911.

Reach Mike Ullery at (937) 451-3335 or on Twitter @TheDailyCall


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