Speedway, 501 Patchogue Road, Port Jefferson Station on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at approximately 2:30 a.m.
Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating an attempted robbery at a gas station in Port Jefferson Station early this morning.
A man wearing a mask entered Speedway, located at 501 Patchogue Road, displayed what appeared to be a gun and demanded cash. The employee did not comply, and the robber fled. There were no injuries.
Detectives believe this robbery is connected to an armed robbery that occurred at Sunoco, located at 1575 Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station, on October 7 at 9:45 a.m. A man entered the store, displayed what appeared to be a gun and demanded cash. The clerk complied and the man fled. No one was injured.
The man is described as light-skinned black, 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall with a medium build and a goatee.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about these incidents to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.