Police: Two gas stations robbed in Detroit

Published On: Dec 05 2012 04:47:53 AM EST
Updated On: Dec 05 2012 05:56:31 PM EST

Detroit police believe the AK-47 gas station bandits have struck again in the city.

DETROIT -

Detroit police believe the AK-47 bandits have struck 2 more times.  

The latest robbery happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday at a Mobile station on Harper at Cadieux on the city’s east side.

Watch: Group of masked men responsible for robberies

Investigators believe four men were involved in the robbery - with two men parking on the side of a near fast food restaurant in a white impala to serve as look outs.  Two other men wearing masks and carrying AK-47s went inside the gas station and demanded money from the gas station clerk.

---This gas station was robbed by the AK-47 bandits in October

Shortly before that gas station was robbed, police say they believe the same crew robbed the BP gas station at Seven Mile Road near I-75.

Watch: Surveillance video from October gas station robberies

Police put the alert out in October that the same group of men – all armed with AK-47 assault rifles had been targeting gas stations and terrorizing clerks all over Detroit.

--Image taken from surveillance video from October gas station robbery

The first robbery happened October 10th.  The robbers went on to successfully rob 10 gas stations that month.

Read: Robbers steal hundreds of dollars from Detroit gas station

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