Lancaster city police looking for help identifying armed robber

Photo Credit: Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers

Photo Credit: Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers

LANCASTER, Pa.–Police are hoping someone recognizes a woman who they say robbed the A&M Grocery Store in Lancaster city at gunpoint earlier this month.

The suspect entered the store located at 45 New Dorwart Street around 10 a.m. on December 5. After asking the clerk a question, the woman pulled out a gun and demanded cash, according to police reports.

The suspect possibly got into a white pickup truck which was waiting outside. The unidentified driver then drove in reverse on the 500 block of High Street and then west on East Filbert Street.

Photo Credit: Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers

Photo Credit: Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers

The robber was last seen wearing a puffy winter coat with a hood, blue and white scarf, light blue jeans and white/gray/pink Nike sneakers.

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information which leads to an arrest in the case.

Anyone with information on this robbery or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Lancaster City Police Det. Whiteford at 717-735-1780 whitefor@lancasterpolice.com or Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913.