Two men rob Valero station on Winton Way

April 6, 2011 

ATWATER -- Atwater police are looking for two robbers who held up a Valero gas station Monday night.

The incident was reported at 10 p.m. in the 1100 block of Winton Way, according to Detective Armando Echevarria.

No injuries were reported.

Two men, both of whom concealed their faces, entered the station armed with handguns and demanded cash. The clerk complied with their demands and they fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The robbers were last seen running toward Olive Avenue.

No details are available about the robbers, other than they were wearing black sweat shirts and appeared to be 20 to 25 years old.

Police ask anyone with information to call Detective Tony Cardoza at (209) 357-6293 or the department's automated tip line at (209) 357-6390. All calls are kept confidential, and callers can remain anonymous.

-- Sun-Star Staff

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