Carolyn Fleegle

Armed Robbery at Speedway in Pataskala

by Carolyn Fleegle on October 17, 2012 at 1:08 am

Authorities in Licking County are on the look out for a robbery suspect.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office along with the Pataskala Police Department responded to a robbery  around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Speedway Gas Station on Hazelton Etna Road in Pataskala.

Authorities say the clerk reported  a white male entered the store, showed a handgun and demanded cash and cigarettes.

The suspect fled the area on foot.

He’s described as a white male around 5’7, 170 lbs with short dark hair and was wearing a black coat with a hood and light colored blue jeans.

Anyone with information on this robbery is being urged to call the Licking County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 670-5500.