On Thursday, February 22, 2018, at approximately 1:40am, three suspects (2 females and 1 male) entered the UDF at the same time. The two females stayed together, walked around the store a bit and made a small purchase while the male approached the counter to pre‐pay for gas. All three suspects exited the store but two of them (female and male) returned. The female suspect entered the back area of the store, looked behind her, grabbed a chair, threw it down onto the floor and then laid facedown. The store clerk quickly went to assist the female suspect believing that she had fallen. The male suspect then went behind the counter and began to grab cigarettes, but was soon confronted by the clerk. The male and female suspects and the clerk all ran to the door and the suspects were able to exit and get away. The female who distracted the clerk is described as: Female/Black, heavy-set, wearing a maroon hoodie with a large white logo on the front, possibly a scarf around her neck, jeans, and tan colored boots. The male suspect is described as: Male/White, tall, thin, wearing black shoes, black socks, black shorts, gray boxer shorts, black hoodie, and a black article of clothing to cover his face. It was later determined that the male suspect took off his black shorts to cover his face and was wearing only his gray boxers at the time of the robbery. The suspects left the UDF in a blue vehicle, make and model unknown.
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