Dayton Sunoco robbed at gunpoint by man in face mask

Sunoco at 1502 Wayne Avenue in Dayton (WDTN Photo/Darren King)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are searching for an armed man who reportedly held up a gas station.

It happened at the Sunoco located at 1502 Wayne Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

According to a clerk, a man wearing a black face mask and light-colored work gloves walked into the store, showed a gun, and demanded money. He grabbed the money from the register and then ran out of the store across the parking lot.

The suspect got away with about $125 in cash.

A K9 was called, and a trail led to a vacant home. Police didn’t locate the suspect, but they found some clothes the suspect ditched after the crime.

Officers are reviewing surveillance video.

If you have any information that could help, call Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867. 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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