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Huntsville police investigating armed robbery at gas station on University Drive

Huntsville police are investigating after a clerk reported a robbery at a gas station on University Drive.

Posted: Feb 25, 2020 5:42 AM
Updated: Feb 25, 2020 10:52 AM

UPDATE: Huntsville police say they’re looking for two black males. The clerk told them he was robbed at gunpoint.

They say one of them had their face covered and was wearing a black jacket with a gray hoodie underneath. They say he was also wearing white surgical gloves and had a gun. The other male was wearing dark clothing.

Police say a person of interest was found sitting in a vehicle near the scene, and he was detained. They say that person was later released.

FROM EARLIER:

Huntsville police are investigating after a gas station clerk reported a robbery.

It happened at Petro South gas station on University Drive near Pulaski Pike around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday. 

According to Huntsville police, they searched a nearby housing complex for someone in connection to the robbery but called off the search. 

Police said no one was hurt. Security cameras at the gas station will be checked and an investigator will be assigned to the case. 

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