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Cheyenne police seek information on gas station robbery

Police are seeking information on a robbery which happened this morning

Cheyenne Police Department patrol car parked by the Train Depot on June 10, 2022 in Cheyenne. (Lisa Hushbeck/Cap City News)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne Police Department detectives are investigating a report of a robbery that occurred early this morning, May 25, at approximately 3:15 a.m. at the Maverik gas station at 140 Gardenia Drive.

According to statements, four men wearing dark clothing and masks entered the store and began walking through the aisles. One of the men approached an employee behind the counter and asked about an item in the beverage cooler. As the employee walked away from the counter and toward the cooler, two of the men grabbed the employee and held him to the ground. While the employee was held down, the other two men filled bags with merchandise and fled from the store on foot.

One of the remaining men approached the employee, reached into his waistband, and demanded that he open the cash register. The employee then grabbed a price gun from behind the counter and swung it at the men. They fled from the store on foot.

No injuries were reported.

It is believed the suspects entered a dark-colored passenger vehicle following the incident. Detectives are working to review surveillance video and follow up on leads. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

To report information regarding the incident, contact the Detective Bureau at 307-637-6513. Additionally, information can be provided anonymously at 638-TIPS (638-8477) or the link here.