Bandit robs discount store in East Hempfield

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Police are looking for the man who robbed a discount store in East Hempfield Township.

The robber pointed some type of dark-colored object at clerks when he demanded cash from the Dollar General at 3515 Columbia Avenue late Sunday, township police said in a news release.

He then fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

The robber was described as 20-25 years old with a thin build, about 5’5″ tall, and was wearing a maroon or red hooded sweatshirt, black pants, white sneakers, and a backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 717-898-3103.

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