Lancaster Family Dollar Store robbed at gunpoint

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

LANCASTER, Pa. – Police are on the lookout for two suspects in the armed robbery of the Family Dollar Store in the southeast section of the city.  It happened between 9:11 pm and 9:14 pm Monday night at the store in the 900 block of South Duke Street.

The suspects are two Hispanic males, each approximately 20 years of age.  One of the suspects was carrying a black handgun and the other a knife with a small blade. They demanded employees open the register and the safe, and then stole cash and a cell phone.

The suspect with the gun was wearing a black jacket with a white hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up, khaki pants, a black ski mask and was carrying a blue backpack. The suspect with the knife was wearing a black jacket with white stripes over the shoulders and a dark hood pulled over his head, a flat brimmed hat and blue pants.

The investigation continues.