Police looking for man who robbed a Mechanicsburg gas station

Photo Credit: Mechanicsburg Police Department

Photo Credit: Mechanicsburg Police Department

MECHANICSBURG, Pa.–Police are looking for a man who robbed a gas station in Mechanicsburg on Sunday night.

It happened at the Gulf Gas Station located along the 400 block of East Main Street around 11:17 p.m.

Photo Credit: Mechanicsburg Police Department

Photo Credit: Mechanicsburg Police Department

Employees told police that man walked up to the check out line and motioned for the clerk to empty the cash register. After giving the robber an undisclosed amount of cash, the man motioned for the other register to be opened. There wasn’t any cash in it, so the robber took off.

The suspect was last seen wearing a brown jacket, with a blue “scarf” over his mouth and face. He also had on black gloves, a gray hood covering his head and blue jeans.

Photo Credit: Mechanicsburg Police Department

Photo Credit: Mechanicsburg Police Department

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mechanicsburg Police Department at (717) 691-3300. Anonymous tips can be called into (717) 691-3309.