Armed Robbery at Speedway in Pataskala
Carolyn Fleegle

Armed Robbery at Speedway in Pataskala

by Carolyn Fleegle on October 17, 2012

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.