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Police in Harrisburg arrest man who tried to rob Family Dollar

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HARRISBURG, Pa- Harrisburg police arrest man after he robbed a Family Dollar Tuesday night.

According to police, Alexander Mendez-Bruno, entered the store along the 400 block of S. Cameron Street and threatened the store clerk with a knife.

Mendez-Bruno demanded money from the register but was un-able to get any money due to the register being emptied prior to his arrival, police said.

Mendez-Bruno grabbed multiple items before he fled the store.

Police searched the area for several hours before arresting Mendez-Bruno after a brief foot chase along 13th and Kittatinny Street.
Mendez-Bruno is now being charged with Robbery, Escape, and Resisting Arrest

Anyone that has information regarding this incident is asked to call police at 717-255-3187.