Man steals car at one gas station, then drives it to two others and robs them

Police are looking for a man who stole a car at one gas station, then committed armed robberies at two others early Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Michigan City Police said the black male stole a vehicle that a woman left running when she entered the BP station at 1204 Franklin St., Michigan City, at about 3:20 a.m. The man drove the stolen car to the Speedway gas station at 5830 Franklin, entered the station and showed a gun, and demanded money. Once he received it, he drove the stolen car across the street to the BP station at 9998 W 400 N and did the same before driving off.    

Police said the stolen vehicle has been recovered and has been processed for evidence. Other items of evidence, including surveillance footage, have also been recovered and are being reviewed.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact MCPD Cpl. Tim Baker at 219-874-3221 Ext. 1075.

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