York City Police investigate armed robbery at Veterans Memorial Park

A group of teens was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot at Veterans Memorial Park in York City on Sunday night, according to police.

Reid Menzer Skatepark.  File photo.

York City Police Lt. William Wentz, who supervises the detective bureau, said a group of five or six people robbed the teenagers as they walked to the Reid Menzer Memorial Skatepark about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.

He said the robbers were wearing dark clothing with hoods drawn up and that one displayed a handgun.

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They took school IDs, a vape, iPhones, phone cases and a purse, the lieutenant said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call York City Police at 717-846-1234 or text tips by sending "Yorktips" followed by the information to 847-411 or using the York City Police app. Texting is the best method of conveying information about this incident, and it is anonymous, police said.

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