Crime Stoppers Report: Gas station robber caught on tape

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton gas station robber is caught in the act by the surveillance cameras.

Now police are ready to pay for your tip that leads to his capture in this week’s exclusive Crime Stoppers report.

At 5:30 in the morning on Aug. 10, the surveillance cameras were rolling when a white male entered the Shell gas station at 1951 Stanley Avenue. Once inside, as he shielded his face from the cameras, he placed a bag on the counter and demanded money. After getting it, he fled the business on foot.

“Detectives are hoping to identify the suspect in the surveillance images,” said Det. Cayce Cantrell. “He’s described as wearing distinctive clothing gray hooded sweatshirt with red lettering on front, pink bandana, blue jeans and dark tennis shoes.”

If anybody knows the suspect or can identify him call Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP.

You can also submit your tip online at Or text it to “tip 400” followed by your message to “crimes” or 274-637.

Earn a cash reward, and because of the software Crime Stoppers uses, no one will ever know your name. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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