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Gunman robs gas station 'to feed my family'

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POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police are searching for a gunman who held up a South Florida gas station, Thursday.

The robbery happened at the RaceTrac gas on West Atlantic Boulevard and Fifth Avenue back on April 13. Surveillance video shows a man wearing sunglasses with his cap pulled low flashing the clerk a gun in his waistband.

Officials said the gunman then told the clerk, "I don't want any trouble. I'm doing this to feed my family."

Two days later, Broward Sheriff's Office robbery detectives believe the same criminal robbed a 7-Eleven at 600 W. Sample Rd.

The crook appears to be tall and thin and was last seen wearing baggy pants, long-sleeved shirts and a dark baseball cap during each crime.

If you have any information on these robberies, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.

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