Belmont gas station robbed at gunpoint Saturday night

BELMONT (BCN) — A gas station in Belmont was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night, according to police.

The robbery occurred around 9:45 p.m. at a Shell station in the 2000 block of Ralston Avenue.

The suspect fled the scene on foot, but responding officers were unable to locate him – even with the assistance of two K9 units. Investigators believe he may have also used a vehicle.

The suspect was described as a light-skinned black man standing 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds, last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, black gloves and a ski mask.

Investigators believe he may be the same suspect from robberies in Burlingame, San Bruno, Millbrae, Redwood City and Menlo Park.

Anyone with additional details about any of the robberies is asked to contact the Belmont Police Department at (650) 595-7400.

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