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Lower Paxton Township Police Department
Wednesday December 29th, 2010 :: 09:34 a.m. EST


Attempted robbery, SunUp convenience store, 4617 Locust Lane. Please call Crime Stoppers or tip line at 717-724-8317.

DATE: Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Lower Paxton Twp. Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery of the Sun Up convenience store located at 4617 Locust Ln. Yesterday evening at approximately 7:30 PM, a male individual with his face covered entered the store, displayed a knife and demanded cash. The clerk, who was armed with a shovel, chased the individual out of the store. The would-be robber is described as a thin male of unknown race wearing a black jacket with a hood over his head and something covering his face. A similar incident occurred on December 15th. It is unknown at this time if the two incidents are related. Police were assisted by a Harrisburg City PD K-9 unit.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lower Paxton Township Police Department at (717) 657-5656, the anonymous Tip-Line at (717) 724-8317 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 262-3080.

Lower Paxton Township Police Department
425 Prince St
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-657-5656

Criminal Investigation Unit

4617 Locust Ln
Harrisburg, PA 17109

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