Woman is robbed inside a gas station

A Martin County man is in jail after police say he robbed a woman inside a gas station.

It happened Tuesday afternoon at the Fast Lane on route three.

Sheriff's deputies say Bill Blackburn of Grassy came in the store and stole more than 100 dollars from an employee's purse.

Witnesses say he then threw the woman against a wall before running out of the store.

The woman was not injured.

Deputies caught him down the road from the store.

He is charged with robbery.


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