Harrisburg Police seek bicycle riding suspect in pair of armed robberies
Harrisburg City Police seek to identify the suspect in a pair of armed robberies last weekend. The first happened at about 9:20 am last Saturday at the Family Dollar along the 400 block of South Cameron Street.
Police say the suspect, armed with a knife walked up to a store clerk and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene on a grey bicycle. There were no reported injuries.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 40’s. He was wearing a blue pullover shirt, dark pants, a black beret style “Kangol” hat on backwards, and sunglasses.
The next day, Sunday June 23, at 5:36 pm, a man matching the same description robbed the Rite Aid along the 1900 block of Derry Street. Again the suspect was armed with a knife. Again the suspect fled on a grey bicycle. There were no reported injuries.
Anyone with information the case is asked to contact Dauphin County Police dispatch at (717) 558-6900 and ask for a city detective.