VIDEO: Man robs St. Pete Circle K at gunpoint | Crime
St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Pete Police are searching for the man who robbed a Circle K in the 2700 block of 9th Avenue North Monday morning.
Deputies say around 5:17 a.m., a man with a gun approached an employee who was emptying trash cans outside the store. He forced the man inside and had him open the register.
The man took the cash and some cigarettes and fled. Officers arrived immediately but were not able to find him.
He is described as a black male, 6'1", 200 - 210 pounds with short dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, black sweatpants, a black hat and a black hair net covering his face.
If anyone has any information on the identity of this man, they are asked to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780 or the confidential tip line at 727-892-5000.