Woman says she was robbed while attempting to pay for gas

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Police are investigating what they are calling a strong armed robbery.

It happened just after 1:15 Wednesday afternoon at a gas station on 1225 Locust Street in Terre Haute.

The female victim told police after she finished pumping gas she was walking across the parking lot to pay when a male ran toward her and snatched her money.

That’s when he went to a red car and fled the area.

The victim described the suspect as a white man, 25-30 years-old.

No injuries were reported.

If you have any information, you are asked to contact the Terre Haute Police Department at 812-238-1661 or Crime Stoppers at 812-238-STOP.

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