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Reward offered for information on two February robberies

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police are seeking the public’s help to identify the individuals who robbed gas stations in Calverton and Riverhead in February — just minutes apart.

Two men robbed the Mobil Gas Station located at 1575 Old Country Road in Riverhead on Feb. 24 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Approximately 13 minutes later, two men robbed the Mobil Gas Station at 3705 Middle Country Road in Calverton. Police said it appears the robberies are related and were committed by the same people.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip at 1-800-220-TIPS, texting SCPD and a message to “CRIMES” (274637)or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. Riverhead police can be reached directly at 631-727-4500.