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Police investigating armed robbery at Sunoco in Spring Garden Twp.

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
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Spring Garden Township Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Sunday evening at a gas station, police said.

The incident occurred about 9:19 p.m. Sunday at a Sunoco Station, located at 1300 Mount Rose Avenue in Spring Garden Township.

As the suspect approached the counter to ask for a pack of cigarettes, he pointed a gun at the clerk, who was opening the cash register, police said.

"The suspect pointed a handgun and demanded the money from the register," a news release stated. "After taking the money, the suspect left the store."

The clerk told police the suspect was a male in his mid-20s, standing about 5 feet, 6 inches, and weighing 150 pounds. The suspect was wearing a black ski mask and black hoodie with white lettering, according to a news release.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Spring Garden Police at 717-843-0851 or email jhott@sgtpd.org.   

— Reach Tina Locurto at tlocurto@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @tina_locurto.