ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando police released pictures of man who they said robbed a convenience store and a pharmacy.
The Cumberland Farms on Bumby Avenue was the site of one of the holdups, authorities said.
The man robbed the store first over the weekend, according to police.
Days later, the same man robbed a nearby convenience store.
Police said cops the man has robbed at least two stores in downtown Orlando in the last week.
"If a robber is committing these crimes simultaneously within a few days of each other, they're in some desperate need for money, so this may occur again," said Jim Young of the Orlando Police Department.
A man walked into a Bumby Avenue convenience store Saturday night with a gun and demanded money from a teenage clerk, police said.
Two days later, he struck at a CVS Pharmacy on Colonial Drive, police said.
"The same suspect, matching the same description, looking the same, same gun description," said Young.
In both cases, the robber likely fled on foot, police said.
"This person is armed, should be considered dangerous. We don't want the public to approach him, but if anyone sees or recognizes the suspect to immediately call police or Crimeline," said Young.
One more clue for the public: the crook also stole one pack of Newport 100's cigarettes.
Police said no one was injured during the robberies.