Armed Robbery



On 11/17/17 at 9:15 pm, Chambersburg Police were dispatched to a reported armed robbery, which had just occurred in the 100 block of Cedar Street.  Upon arrival, police made contact with the victim, who was visibly upset and began to tell police what had occurred. He advised that he was walking in the area of the 100 block of Cedar Street when an unknown black male ran up to him and pointed a black and silver handgun to his chest.  This male demanded his money.  The victim gave the suspect his money and the suspect fled the area on foot.  The suspect was last seen running towards the Franklin County Housing Authority. The suspect was described as being a lighter skinned black male, 6'2"-6'4", and wearing a black puffy coat with a hood, blue jeans and brown work type boots and black gloves. He also advised that the suspect had a mask type item pulled up over his nose and cheek area. The victim stated that he could see that the suspect had a mole or dark mark, possibly several, near his right eye/cheek area. 

Police checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to submit a tip.

Friday, November 17, 2017 (All day)
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