Police: Burglars hit five gas stations in one night in Gwinnett County

- Police are searching for a robbing crew which went on a crime spree in Gwinnett County late last month.

Gwinnett County Police said five gas stations were hit between the hours of 4:30 and 6 a.m. on April 29. The burglars started in Buford and hit stores all the way down to the Lilburn area.

Police said the suspect caused more than $2,500 worth of damages to the stress and got away with about $1,000 worth of cash and cigarettes.

Investigators said two burglars used a crowbar to smash the glass in front of the store to get in, while a getaway driver waited for them. Police said two of the incidents, the burglars wound up empty handed and couldn’t gain full access to the business.

Police describe the first suspect as a man with a medium build, wearing a light gray hoodie, dark gray shirt, black pants, black shoes, black gloves, and a black mask.

The second suspect is described by police as a man with a medium build, wearing a light gray hoodie, black and blue shirt, dark blue pants, gray shoes, blue gloves, and a blue mask

Police describe the getaway driver as a man with a medium build, wearing black clothing, and black headwear.

Investigators said they were driving a black or dark gray 4-door sedan, possibly a Chrysler 300.

Detectives believe this crime spree is related to other gas station burglaries because of a similar type vehicle was used.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Gwinnett County Police Department at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).

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