Robber Holds Up Port St. John Shell Station
By Brevard County Sheriff // February 2, 2013
Suspect Flees On Bicycle
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT ST. JOHN, FLORIDA – Sheriff’s deputies are hunting a suspect who robbed a gas station in Port St. John early Saturday morning,
Major John Mellick of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office East Precinct said deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Shell Gas Station at 3820 Fay Boulevard in Port St. John about 7:15 a.m. Saturday.
Mellick said the store clerk reported that a white man walked into the store and proceeded directly into the restroom.
The clerk told deputies that less than a minute later, the suspect walked out of the restroom and toward the cash register and the clerk.’
He was wearing a black mask over his face, displayed a handgun and pointed it at the clerk.
The suspect demanded money from the cash register and then fled from the scene on a bicycle.
Mellick said the store clerk was not hurt during the robbery.
Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies searched the area with K-9 and aviation units and located items of evidence, including the firearm believed to have been used in the robbery.
The suspect is described as between 25- to 35-years-old, about 6-foot in height and was wearing a white hoodie, jeans and white tennis shoes.
The suspect appeared to have some facial hair, along with mid-length, light brown, curly hair.
Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct General Crimes Unit at 321- 264-5210, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-8477 (TIPS). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential, and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward for information leading to an arrest.