Police: Robberies in Bay Shore, Brentwood may be linked

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Police are investigating two early morning robberies in Suffolk County that may be connected.

Detectives say a man walked into the 7-Eleven on Fifth Avenue in Bay Shore around 3 a.m., pulled out a gun and demanded cash.

Around 15 minutes later, police say a man robbed the BP gas station on Islip Avenue in Brentwood.

Police believe the robberies may have been committed by the same man.

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS

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