Pittsburgh Police responded to a report of a robbery on the 1100 block of Brookline Boulevard around 2:30 a.m.
Responding officers from Zone 6 were notified on scene that two males entered the convenience store wearing dark hooded sweatshirts with their faces covered. A firearm was displayed during the robbery and the suspects fled the store with cigarettes.
Shortly after 3 a.m. Zone 4 officers responded to a report of a robbery on the 4400 block of Browns Hill Road.
Pittsburgh Police arrived on and were notified of two males in dark hooded sweatshirts who entered the convenience store with their faces covered. The suspects took an undetermined amount of cash. They were last seen fleeing towards Beechwood Boulevard.
There were no reported injuries in either robbery.
Police are investigating to determine if these two robberies are related.
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