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Police looking for 2 men who robbed gas stations in Riverhead, Calverton

Town of Riverhead police responded to a robbery

Town of Riverhead police responded to a robbery at a Mobil Gas Station on Middle Country Road in Calverton on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Photo Credit: T.J. Lambui / LiHotShots

Two men armed with a handgun robbed a pair of gas stations in Riverhead and Calverton on Saturday night, police said.

The first robbery happened at a Mobil gas station at 1575 Old Country Road in Riverhead when two men wearing black ski masks displayed a handgun and demanded cash and cigarettes at 7:30 p.m., Riverhead Town police said.

The two robbers took off with their proceeds, police said.

About 13 minutes later, the robbers struck again, this time holding up a Mobil gas station at 3705 Middle Country Rd. in Calverton, police said. The pair left with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes, police said.

Both men were caught on surveillance camera during the robberies.

Anyone with information on the two robberies is asked to call the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500.

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