Man tries to rob a tavern in Middlesex Township


Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a tavern late Wednesday night in Cumberland County.

Middlesex Township police say the male suspect entered the BBQ Tavern on the 1200 block of Harrisburg Pike around 1:20 a.m. and demanded money from the bartender.

The suspect claimed he had a gun. The bartender refused to give him any money and the suspect fled.

No gun was displayed.

The suspect is being described as a white male in his 20’s, about 5’10″ tall, with reddish-blond hair, a scruffy beard and a missing front tooth, police said.

Anyone with information may call Middlesex police at 717-249-7191.


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