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Suspect robs two gas stations in Polk County

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POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Polk County deputies said they are searching for the armed suspect who robbed two gas stations on Saturday.

The first robbery happened early Saturday morning at the Circle K gas station at County Line Road and Cornett Road in Lakeland, deputies said.

The second robbery was at the BP gas station at Pipkin Road and Yates Road Saturday night.

In both robberies, the suspect was wearing a mask and was armed with a silver handgun. Investigators believe the same man was responsible for both robberies.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office.