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Drain At The Pump? Thieves Make Off With 528 Gallons Of Gas From Pasadena Station

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PASADENA (CBS) — Four suspects were able to make off with more than 500 gallons of gas at a Mobil station in Pasadena Monday morning.

All told, police said the four men were able to get 528 gallons with a current street value of about $2,246.

The same men are believed to have gotten away with a similar theft, in Studio City two weeks ago, where more than 1,700 gallons was taken.

Police said the men used some type of card or other mechanism to trigger the pumps to release the gas.

The station is located on the 400 block of Allen Avenue.

Officials said the suspects hauled the gas away using flatbed trucks.

The crime took place sometime between 2 and 4 a.m.  Monday morning.

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