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Man Uses Hypodermic Syringe To Rob Santa Rosa Gas Station

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A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

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SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — A man allegedly used a hypodermic syringe and needle as a weapon to rob a gas station in Santa Rosa, according to police.

An employee at a Valero station on Yulupa avenue told police the man wore a bandana over his face, and threatened another employee with the needle before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No arrests were made, and no other details were immediately available.

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