Police: Armed man attempted to rob 70-year-old man in Lebanon City



Police are looking for the suspect who attempted to rob a 70-year-old man at knife-point in Lebanon City on Tuesday night. The victim told investigators he was walking west on East Chestnut Street around 9:44 p.m. when a man approached him from behind, pressed an unknown object on his shoulder and said, “give me everything you got.”

The 70-year-old man turned around and saw a knife in the man’s hand.  He ran to a nearby home with a porch light on and called 911.

The suspect was last seen fleeing east on East Chestnut then north on 4th Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10”, 150 pounds wearing a red hat and dark pants.

The victim was not hurt during the attempted robbery.

Anyone with information  is asked to contact the Lebanon City Police Department at 717-272-6611 or Crime Stoppers at 717-207-9800.


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