Armed robber hits up Ramada Inn and Chevron within 15 minutes; s


Armed robber hits up Ramada Inn and Chevron within 15 minutes; still on the run

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YUMA, Ariz. (KSWT News 13) - An armed robber held up two more businesses in Yuma.

The first armed robbery happened at a Ramada Inn and the second at a Chevron gas station.

Both armed robberies happened early this morning, just 15 minutes apart from each other.

According to police reports, the man who robbed both businesses matches the same description.

Both the Chevron and the Ramada Inn have been hit up by robbers several times.

This time, the robber was captured on surveillance video.

Police say shortly after midnight, a robber armed with a gun and wearing a black bandana over his face walked into the Ramada Inn on 32nd Street, pulled out a gun, and robbed the front desk clerk.

The armed robber then took off with money.

Fifteen minutes later, police say a man matching the same description walked into the Chevron across town on Avenue B and 16th Street and robbed two female workers.

For both this Chevron and the Ramada Inn, armed robberies have become all too common.

According to KSWT News 13 reports, robbers have hit up this Chevron at least three times in the last several years.

This Ramada Inn has been hit up four times in the last year alone.

Visitors tell KSWT News 13 it is time to increase security.

Right now, the armed robber is still on the run.

We will continue to follow this investigation and bring you the latest as details become available.

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