Manhunt for Dollar General store armed robbery suspect in Perry County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated.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.

PERRY COUNTY, Pa. – State and local police launched a manhunt for an armed robbery suspect in Perry County early Monday evening.

Police responded just before 6 p.m. to the recently opened Dollar General store  along the 500 block Sherman Valley Road in Centre Township, near New Bloomfield, Perry County.  The suspect walked into the store displayed a knife at a store clerk.  The bandit fled the store some cash.

The robber managed to elude a massive search. He is described as a white man, between 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall. He was wearing a baseball cap.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police – Newport barracks at (717) 567-3110 or Crime Stoppers at 866-210-8477.