Myerstown store robbed by knife-wielding bandit

State police in Lebanon County are looking for the robber who held up a Myerstown business shortly before noon Thursday.

Police said the robber was armed with a large knife when he demanded money from an employee at Myerstown Beverage, at 19 West Washington Street, at 11:58 a.m.

The robber was described as a 20 to 30-year-old white man, about 5'5″ to 5'8″ tall, and wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He had a white shirt or mask covering his face, police said.

He was last seen heading south between several houses.

Anyone with information may call the state police Jonestown barracks at 717-865-2194.

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