Mechanicsburg Police release surveillance photo of armed gas station robbery

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Photo Credit: Mechanicsburg Police Department

MECHANICSBURG (WPMT)-Police released a surveillance photo Friday of a suspect wanted for robbing an armed robbery at a gas station in Mechanicsburg.

The robbery happened along the 100 block of North Market Street around 10:11 p.m. Wednesday. A gas station employee told police that a man walked in, pulled out a gun and demanded money. The man took off after getting an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white male, 6′ ft. tall, and was last seen wearing a hooded red or orange colored sweatshirt or jacket with jeans.

Police said the man was seen earlier at another nearby gas station wearing similar clothing.

Anyone with any information on the identity of the man is asked to call Mechanicsburg Police Department at 717-691-3300. Anonymous tips can be made by calling 717-691-3309.