Police: Owner chased burglar from Lower Allen gas station

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Cumberland County business owner was inside his gas station when a burglar broke a front window Wednesday morning.

Lower Allen Township police said the owner chased the burglar from the Gulf station at Gettysburg Road and Wesley Drive into a field across from the business at around 9 a.m.

Police searched for the suspect and did not find him, but they are reviewing surveillance video from a nearby business.

The owner described him as a white male between 18 and 20 years old, about 5’5″ tall, with dark hair and facial hair. He was wearing a maroon hooded sweatshirt and dark blue pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lower Allen police at 717-238-9676.

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