Linglestown store robbed at gunpoint

A Linglestown tobacco store was robbed by a masked gunman Thursday night, police said.

Lower Paxton Township police said the robber demanded cash from register at the First Choice Tobacco Outlet, at 1327 N. Mountain Road, just after 8 p.m.

The robber was described as a white male in his late teens or early 20's, about 5'6″ tall and weighing approximately 130 pounds.

He was dressed in a black hoodie, black pants, gloves and a black ski mask, and was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun, police said.

He fled through Koon's Park in an easterly direction, police said.

No one was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lower Paxton Township police at 717-657-5656, leave an anonymous tip at 717-724-8317, or phone Crime Stoppers at 800-262-3080.


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