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Spring Garden Police investigate strong-arm robbery

Christopher Dornblaser
505-5436/@YDDornblaser

Spring Garden Township Police are investigating a strong-armed robbery that occurred in the township Wednesday night.

At 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, police were sent to the intersection of Dupont  and Virginia avenues for a report of a robbery.

The victim told police  that while he was walking in that area, a person came from behind, pushed him down and demanded his wallet, police said.

Spring Garden cops investigate armed robbery

The man took the cash from the victim's wallet and fled north on Virginia Avenue, according to police.

He is described as a black male, between 20 and 25 years old, with a thin build and a black hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-843-0851, or they may also submit a tip to York County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-722-0991.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.