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Police looking for suspects in gas station robbery

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Courtesy South Lake Tahoe Police DepartmentA man holds a cashier at gunpoint at the USA Gas Station at 2470 Lake Tahoe Blvd. on Saturday night. Anyone with information about the robbery should call the South Lake Tahoe Detective Division at 530-542-6100.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – South Lake Tahoe police are looking for two men suspected of robbing the USA Gas Station at gunpoint Saturday night.

Two masked men walked into the gas station at 2470 Lake Tahoe Blvd. about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, and pulled a large revolver type handgun on the clerk, according to Sgt. Shannon Laney. They demanded money and left without further incident, Laney wrote in a statement.

There were three other people inside the store at the time of this robbery, however, no one was injured. A police K-9 was used in the search to no avail.

One suspect was armed with a handgun and wearing a light colored hooded jacket, baggie blue jeans, black shoes, black gloves and a black face mask. He is described as having a large build, a light olive colored skin tone and being about 5’9″ tall.

The other suspect wore a grey sweatshirt with black shoulders, blue jeans and white shoes while carrying a red backpack and wearing a dark hood/facemask. He is described as also having a large build, light colored skin tone and being about 5’11” tall.

Anyone who may have information regarding this case should call the South Lake Tahoe Detective Division at 530-542-6100.