Crime

May 16, 2014

Chester deputies seek gunman after armed robbery at gas station, Subway

Chester County authorities are looking for a man suspected of robbing a gas station and Subway restaurant after pointing a gun at employees on Thursday night.

Chester County authorities are looking for a man suspected of robbing a gas station and Subway restaurant after pointing a gun at employees on Thursday night.

The robbery happened around 10:20 p.m. at the Liberty Gas Station and Subway on Lancaster Highway. Employees there told Chester County Sheriff’s Office deputies that the robber took $683 total from the two registers.

At least four employees were in the store at the time when the unknown man demanded money and pointed a handgun at them, according to a sheriff’s office report.

After taking the money, the man fled the scene and deputies were unable to find him, the report states. The sheriff’s office says the case is under investigation.

The employees described the man’s height as about 6-foot, 3-inches and said he was wearing black pants, a black mask, black gloves and a long white t-shirt, the report states.

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