St. Louis County police were searching Friday for a man they say robbed a Circle K and an In-N-Out Liquor store.
A release from the agency stated employees at Circle K, 1940 Union Road, were approached just after 3 a.m. Thursday by a man displaying a handgun and demanding money from the register.
The man fled the area after he was given an undisclosed amount cash from the business.
Police were looking for a black man, possibly in his mid-30s, with an average height and medium build. He was reported as having short hair with a “short or scruffy beard” and wearing a black zip-up, hooded sweatshirt with the “Punisher” logo on the left breast.
He was carrying a black motorcycle helmet, and police believe he fled the scene on a black motorized scooter.
The second armed robbery occurred around 11 a.m. Thursday at In-N-Out Liquor, 9400 South Broadway St. This man also displayed a handgun to employees and demanded money.
He fled the business with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Witnesses described the suspect in the In-N-Out robbery as a black man, possibly in his mid-30s, with an average height and medium build. He was wearing a red hat with a “short or scruffy beard” wearing a dark jacket, possibly with the logo of an NFL team on it.
Investigators believe the same person was responsible for both armed robberies.
No one was injured during either robbery.
Police were asking anyone who has information about these incidents to call them at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.