Two Colorado Springs gas stations robbed at knifepoint

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating after two Colorado Springs gas stations were robbed at knifepoint overnight.

Police said the first robbery happened around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Diamond Shamrock at the intersection of Fountain Boulevard and Jet Wing Drive. The robber brandished a knife and demanded cash from the clerk. He got the money and left.

The second robbery happened around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Circle K on South Circle Drive just east of Interstate 25. Police said the robber made a purchase, then brandished a knife and took cash and other items from the clerk.

Police said no one was injured in either robbery. They’re still trying to determine if the two robberies were related.

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