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Leesburg police investigate string of gas station robberies

LEESBURG, Fla. — Police in Leesburg are working to learn if multiple gas station robberies are connected.

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The investigation started last week when officers said a man robbed a Murphy gas station on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

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Then on Sunday, a store clerk at the Sunoco on Main Street was robbed.

A similar robbery happened at a Marathon on 441 that same night.

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Investigators believe both men were working together.

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