A gunman in a dark hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and white sneakers robbed a gas station late Wednesday in west Fort Worth, police said.
A holdup alarm alerted police about 10:15 p.m. at the Valero store, 3001 Alta Mere Drive, west of Z Boaz Golf Course, said Lt. Paul Henderson, police spokesman.
A woman told arriving officers that she was working alone when the man entered the store with a handgun pointed at her. He got behind the counter and ordered the clerk to open the cash registers, Henderson said.
"He grabbed a handful of cash and then ordered the employee to lie down on the floor," Henderson said.
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The man then walked out of the store with an unknown amount of money.
"Fortunately," Henderson added, "the clerk was not harmed."
The gunman, according to the clerk, was black, 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds, Henderson said.
Anyone with information about the crime can call robbery detectives at 817-392-4370 or Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS, Henderson said.