Spring Garden Township Police are searching for a man who they said robbed a Family Dollar and tied up the employees before taking off with the money.

Police say that about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, a man walked into the store at 1025 Mount Rose Ave. and demanded money from the registers and safe. After receiving the money, he tied the employees' hands and feet, police said.

He fled from the store in an unknown direction with an undetermined amount of money, according to police.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-7, with a stocky build. He was wearing blue jeans, boots, a black hooded jacket, a green ski mask and black leather gloves and carried a black backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (717) 843-0851 or email the department at

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.

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