Police need your help to ID an armed robber

STEELTON, Pa. (WHTM) – Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Family Dollar store on Front Street.

On Dec. 5, police say a suspect brandished a large kitchen type of knife and held an employee hostage while he had another employee empty the register.

An undisclosed amount of money was taken.

Police believe the robber is responsible for similar incidents in surrounding areas of Harrisburg and Swatara Township.

Anyone with information should call Steelton police at 717 939 9841 or Det. Troy Elhajj or telhajj@steeltonpa.com

Dauphin County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Tips can be submitted by calling Dauphin County Dispatch at 717-558-6900.

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