Orinda police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Orinda Shell station at 9 Orinda Way Saturday. The stickup was reported at about 10:35 p.m.
A gunman, preliminarily described as a black male in his late teens, wearing a green “puffy” jacket with the hood pulled up, took an undisclosed amount of money from a station employee. He was reportedly armed with a black pistol, unknown type.
There were no reported injuries. Officers from Moraga and Lafayette and other jurisdictions searched the Orinda BART station and other areas of town. A canine tracking team was also used to aid in the search.
As of this writing no one is believed to be in custody for this crime.