Spring Garden Township Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man who robbed Dairy Queen at gunpoint.

The robber walked into the Dairy Queen at 1455 S. Queen St at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, and demanded money while pointing a handgun at an employee, according to police.

He fled after getting an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen running north toward York City, police said.

The robber is described as a skinny Hispanic or light-skinned black male in his late teens or early 20s, between 5-feet-7 and 5-feet-8, wearing black pants and black sneakers.

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He also wore a gray hooded sweatshirt with "AERO Athletics" in white letters on the front, according to police.

No one was hurt or assaulted during the holdup, Spring Garden Township Police Chief George Swartz said, and the robber didn't fire his gun.

Anyone who recognizes the man in the photo or who has information about the robbery is asked to call township police at 717-843-0851 or email them at

Or contact York County Crime Stoppers at 717-755-TIPS or at All calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential, and callers don't have to give their names to collect cash rewards.

— Reach Liz Evans Scolforo at or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.

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