Rite Aid robbery in Hampden Township

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Hampden Township Police are investigating a robbery that took place just before 6:00 a.m. Thursday at the  Rite Aid located along the 4900 block of Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg.

According to police  a white male in his mid 40’s entered the store and approached the sales counter to buy  a drink and cigarettes. The suspect told the sales clerk he was armed with a weapon and demanded cash from the register.

Officials say  the suspect then fled the store with cigarettes, soda and cash.  Police believe he was riding a motorcycle.

The suspect is being described as wearing a blue hooded sweat shirt and eye glasses with a slender build and a mustache.

Police say he may be connected to another robbery that took place earlier in the evening at Sunoco located at 32nd and Market Streets in Camp Hill.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Hampden Township Police at 717-761-2609.