Cash, dozens of packs of cigarettes stolen in Turkey Hill armed robbery


LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. – East Lampeter Township Police are on the look out for the suspect in an armed robbery at the Turkey Hill store in Smoketown.  It happened at about 11:48 p.m. Monday night.

The suspect, with his face covered walked into the store brandishing a knife and demanded money.  He fled the scene with cash and 51 packs of Newport cigarettes.   The lone store employee was not injured.

The bandit, described as a thin build white male, between 20-25 years of age, and six feet in height, was wearing a black shirt with grey sleeves and jean pants.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to submit a tip or contact East Lampeter Township Police Detective Chris Jones at (717) 291-4676.