Robbers caught on video twice in one day stealing cash at gunpoint

VIDEO: Armed robbery at 7/11 in Renton

Crystal clear surveillance video shows two armed suspects point guns at clerks' heads as they rob multiple King County gas stations.

The King County Sheriff’s Office said a robbery happened at the Chevon on S 320th and Military Road South near Auburn around 3:20 a.m. Saturday. According to the store’s manager, the second robbery happened around 4 a.m. at the Shell 7-Eleven on Rainier Avenue South.

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In the video taken at the Renton store, a suspect is heard yelling at a cashier to open the cash register. Seconds later, the second suspect comes in and steals cash.

Monica Rodriguez goes to the 7-Eleven all the time. Right away, she recognized the cashier in the video.

“Yeah, it bugs me, cause he's like one of the best, friendliest people you can meet. To know somebody would be cruel to him and put a gun at his face,” she said.

The suspects also forced a customer to the ground at gunpoint.

"It is a sad situation. I think people just have lack of respect, I don't know, you know... it's inexcusable, it's what it is,” said Rodriguez.

Less than an hour before the Renton robbery, two men wearing the same clothes were caught on camera robbing a Chevron near Auburn. One of the men is seen jumping the counter. The clerk immediately hands him cash.

Dennielle Davis knows how scary it is, because she was once robbed at gunpoint, too.

"I could barely think, all I could think about was, ‘Am I going to go home today?’ I don't know, it's just scary,” she said.

Video shows a suspect press a handgun into the cashier’s face and steal his phone.

Sheriff’s deputies said the men stole a car. The manager of the station said the car belonged to the employee. She said the suspects also stole cigarettes, lighters and cash.

Despite what happened, the manager told KIRO 7 both cashiers were doing OK.