Attempted Robbery

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On 23 June 2018, at approximately 2:54 am,  an attempted armed robbery occurred at the Rutters, 8210 Derry Street, in Swatara Township.  The suspect entered the store and was observed by the employee, who was near the opposite entrance and fled from the store.  The suspect displayed a handgun and  continued into the store where he was briefly confronted by an armed patron.  The suspect then turned and fled the store.  The armed patron was licensed to carry a firearm in Pennsylvania.  Suspect was described as a black male, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and a black mask.  The same suspect also committed an armed robbery at a Turkey Hill in Derry Township approximately 40 minutes prior to the incident in Swatara Township.  Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Swatara Township Police Department by phone (717) 564-2550, or by leaving a tip on our website.   

Date: 
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Reference ID: 
18-0008274

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