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Man sought in 2 armed robberies in Hollywood

Man accused of holding up clerks at knifepoint

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Hollywood police are searching for a man who they say robbed two businesses this week at knifepoint.

The first robbery was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday at a Marathon gas station at 3034 Johnson St.

Police said the man, who was wearing a baseball hat, a white T-shirt, shorts and black boots, held a knife to the clerk and demanded money.

Police said the clerk handed him a money bag containing about $200.

The robber left in a gray Toyota or Lincoln.

The second robbery was reported just before 5:30 p.m. Monday at a Quick Stop store at 2344 N. Dixie Highway.

Police said a man with a similar description held a knife to the clerk and stole about $200 from the cash register.

Police said he was wearing a baseball hat, a green T-shirt and white shorts. He is described as a white man, about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to email Hollywood police at hollywoodpdtips@hollywoodfl.org or call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

Armed Robbery Suspect

The Hollywood Police Department is looking to #identify this #armedrobbery #suspect who is suspected of committing two armed robberies in the City of Hollywood. To learn more, please click here: http://ow.ly/d/4SU2 Anyone with information concerning this incident, please contact the Hollywood Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit. Tipsters can e-mail or text to hollywoodpdtips@hollywoodfl.org. Information can also be given to Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS or www.browardcrimestoppers.org.

Posted by Hollywood Police Department on Friday, June 10, 2016

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