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1 arrested, 1 sought in Fort Pierce armed robberies

Posted at 2:36 PM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 14:36:40-04

A suspect is in custody and another is being sought in connection with two armed robberies in Fort Pierce, according to police. They say the pair targeted two gas stations Sunday.

The first happened at a Citgo at 4101 Okeechobee around 3:43 p.m. and the second less than 20 minutes later at the Sunoco in the 3300 block of Orange Avenue, police said.

Police said they arrested 37-year-old Roudely Personna of Fort Pierce Monday and charged him with robbery with a firearm, kidnap commit or facilitate commission of a felony and robbery with a firearm.

The second suspect remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

He's about 5' 9" tall, and weighs between 140 and 150 pounds. Police say he has a faded haircut on the sides and was wearing a Rosary necklace with a large cross.

No one was injured in the incidents.

If you have any information you are asked to contact Fort Pierce Police Detective Ludmila Quintao at 772-467-6862, 772-370-6136 or 772-467-6800.