December 18, 2014

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Sheriff’s office investigating gas station robbery

EATON TWP – A man who came into a gas station on Sunday night handed a note to the cashier and made off with money from the register, according to police.

At about 9:15 p.m. Sunday, a man wearing a white and grey hooded sweatshirt came into a Marathon Gas Station on 38495 Royalton Road in Eaton Twp.  According to Lorain County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Donald Barker, the man handed the cashier a note ordering them to hand him money from the register. Police said Monday they did not know if the man was armed.

The cashier handed the man money and he left the gas station in a red van, according to Barker.

The sheriff’s department is investigating the incident.