The first robbery occurred just before 11 p.m. on Halloween night at the Kangaroo Store on U.S. 1 in Callahan.
The robber took off the backpack he was wearing, then raised his shirt to show a gun in the waistband of his pants and demanded money.
The clerk put somewhere between $60 and $100 in cash in the robber's backpack, and the man took the bag and headed for the door.
Deputies believe the robber -- described as 20 to 25 years old and between 5 feet 6 and 5 feet 8 inches tall with short brown hair -- left in a silver or gray four-door Kia Optima.
The Nassau County Sheriff's Office says the Best of Choice store on U.S. 17 in Yulee was robbed on Nov. 5.
A masked man wearing a black hoodie and camouflage pants and carrying a short-barreled shotgun entered the store. When the clerk saw the robber coming in, he fled the business.
The robber followed the clerk outside.
Deputies say the robber fired one shot in the direction of the clerk before fleeing the scene.
Anyone with any information about either of these robberies is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.
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