61°
Cloudy
WED
 77°
 58°
THU
 80°
 52°
FRI
 89°
 53°
SAT
 90°
 56°
SUN
 85°
 57°

Last hours to vote for the Best of Sonoma County finalists! Don't miss out!

Man with needle robs Santa Rosa gas station

A masked man using a hypodermic needle as a weapon Sunday afternoon robbed an east Santa Rosa gas station, according to Santa Rosa police.

The robbery was reported at about 3:15 p.m. at the Valero gas station on Yulupa Avenue, police said.

The robber, wearing a bandana over much of his face, threatened an employee with a needle before leaving with cash, according to an employee.

Santa Rosa police searched for the man but he remained at large late Sunday afternoon.

comments powered by Disqus
© The Press Democrat |  Terms of Service |  Privacy Policy |  Jobs With Us |  RSS |  Advertising |  Sonoma Media Investments |  Place an Ad
Switch to our Mobile View