Store robbed 5th time since June

A surveillance photo from the Turkey Hill store in Brownstown during a robbery Aug. 22, 2016. (Submitted)

BROWNSTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – A Turkey Hill convenience store in Lancaster County was robbed Wednesday evening for the fifth time since late June and for the second time this week, police said.

West Earl Township police said the store at 14 North State Street in Brownstown was robbed around 9:12 p.m. A 19-year-old clerk was alone in the store and was not injured. No weapon was displayed.

A surveillance photo from the Turkey Hill store in Brownstown during a robbery Aug. 15, 2016. (Submitted)
A surveillance photo from the Turkey Hill store in Brownstown during a robbery Aug. 15, 2016. (Submitted)

Police said the description of the suspect is similar to those from previous robberies: a man with a thin build, about 5’9″ tall, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes. He used a blue bandana to cover his face.

A witness saw him get into a maroon or dark-colored Dodge Charger that had been parked near the store on West Main Street. The driver fled west on West Main Street toward the Oregon Pike.

A surveillance photo was not immediately available.

The store previously was robbed June 27, Aug. 9, Aug. 15, and Aug. 22.

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