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Armed robbery at Mobil station

By David M. Johnson, NewsChannel 3 Producer , david.johnson@keyt.com
Published On: Feb 26 2013 11:51:14 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 27 2013 11:12:19 AM CST

Police report an armed robbery has occurred at the Mobil Station in the 2200 block of Las Positas in Santa Barbara.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Mobil Gas Station.

It happened just before 9 p.m. in the 2200 block of Las Positas in Santa Barbara. According to the sheriff's office, a man with a knife, wearing a black bandanna over his face, tried to forcibly open the cash register. authorities say he cut the security cord and threw the register on the ground, smashing it.

He took off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was last scene on Modoc Road.

He is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, medium build wearing a brown jacket and black slacks.

If you have any information on this crime you are asked to call the Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Department.

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