Two Pittsburgh convenience stores robbed within about 30 minutes

Two Pittsburgh convenience stores robbed within about 30 minutes

PITTSBURGH — Two convenience stores were robbed early Tuesday morning in Pittsburgh neighborhoods, police said.

The first robbery happened about 2:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven on Brookline Boulevard in Brookline.

Investigators said two men walked into the store wearing dark hooded sweatshirts and had their faces covered. A gun was displayed and they got away with cigarettes.

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Shortly after 3 a.m., the second robbery was reported at the Speedway on Browns Hill Road in Greenfield.

Police were told two men in dark hooded sweatshirts went into the store with their faces covered. They took an undetermined amount of cash and fled toward Beechwood Boulevard.

No one was hurt in either robbery.

Police are investigating to determine whether the robberies are related.

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