BEVERLY - The second armed robbery in as many days took place on the North Shore Thursday night.
Police are searching for a man who threatened a clerk at the Sunoco Gas Station in Beverly with a knife demanding cash at 11:14 p.m. on Brimbal Avenue.
"He walked around the counter and showed a knife to the clerk demanding all the money," said Lt. Timothy Hegarty. The suspect got away with a minimal amount of money, Hegarty said. No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.
The store's clerk told police he was not injured during the robbery.
The suspect was described as a black man of about 30 standing about 5 feet, four inches tall. At the time of the robbery he was wearing gray sweatpants and a gray sweatshirt as well as a blue hat.
On the evening of Dec. 28, an armed robbery was reported at the White Hen Pantry on Newbury Street in Danvers. This robber also used a knife to steal cash before fleeing on foot.