Recent armed robberies in Mechanicsburg could be linked

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Police believe two recent armed robberies in Mechanicburg may be connected.  On Friday police responded to a robbery at Lucky Mart located along the 1100 block of East Simpson Street. The suspect entered the convenience store, pulled out a gun and demanded money.

An unknown amount of cash was taken and no injuries were reported.

Police believe the incident is related to an armed robbery at Pizza Hut on Oct. 9.

The suspect is described as a white male with a thin build, and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a mask.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 717-691-3300.