18-year-old robbed at gunpoint in Perry Co. parking lot

State police in Perry County are searching for an armed robber who held up an 18-year-old man at a parking lot in Shermans Dale.

On Wednesday between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., a Blain man was getting into his vehicle, which was parked in the Village Square parking lot.

At that time a man with a black gun walked up to the victim and demanded money. The robber took around $180 in cash and fled towards State Route 850 eastbound.

The suspect is described as a 25- to 30-year-old black male between 6' and 6'2″ and weighing around 200-215 lbs. He also reportedly had a soul patch under his lower lip.

Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police Newport at 717-567-3110.

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