Harrisburg Police seek bicycle riding suspect in pair of armed robberies

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Harrisburg City Police seek to identify the suspect in a pair of  armed robberies last weekend.  The first happened at about 9:20 am last Saturday at the Family Dollar along the 400 block of South Cameron Street.

Police say the suspect, armed with a knife walked up to a store clerk and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene on a grey bicycle. There were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 40’s. He was wearing a blue pullover shirt, dark pants, a black beret style “Kangol” hat on backwards, and sunglasses.

Robbery rite aid 2The next day, Sunday June 23, at 5:36 pm, a man matching the same description robbed the Rite Aid along the 1900 block of Derry Street. Again the suspect was armed with a knife.  Again the suspect fled on a grey bicycle. There were no reported injuries.

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Anyone with information the case is asked to contact Dauphin County Police dispatch at (717) 558-6900 and ask for a city detective.

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