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A Valero gas station clerk looks out of the window Tuesday after the West Texas Street station was robbed. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)


Armed bandit robs West Texas Valero station

By From page A10 | January 15, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Police are searching for an armed bandit who beat and robbed a Valero gas station clerk early Tuesday night.

Sgt. Dan Marshall said the clerk at the West Texas Street store tripped the silent alarm at 5:50 p.m. after a man entered the store with a gun. The man then clubbed the clerk with a gun and fled on foot with an unknown amount of stolen money, Marshall said.

The suspect was described as a black male with a mask and gloves, wearing a sweatshirt and jeans, according to police.

Reach Robinson Kuntz at 427-6915 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RobinsonKuntz.

Robinson Kuntz

Robinson Kuntz

Robinson has worked as a staff photographer for the Daily Republic since July 2010. Before joining the DR he was an photo intern at the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Robinson earned his Bachelor's degree in photojournalism from San Francisco State. He became the Daily Republic photography editor in 2014.

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