On Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at approximately 4:18PM, police were called to the parking lot of the Dollar General Store, located at 1077 S. Edgar Street for a strong-arm robbery that had just occurred. The victim, a 67 year old female, reported the suspect (described below) approached her while she was retrieving an item from the car and grabbed her purse, which was on her shoulder, dragging her down to the pavement. The victim sustained injuries to her head and face during the incident. She was taken to a local hospital for further medical evaluation and treatment. The suspect is described as follows:
- Light Skinned Black Male or Hispanic Male
- Possibly wearing Khaki Colored Pants
- Orange/Red Colored Pull-Over Hoodie
The suspect was last observed fleeing the scene eastbound behind the shopping center towards creek and Memorial Park.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the department at (717)843-0851. Tips may also be submitted to the York County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-722-0991 or submit a tip on-line at www.yorkcountycrimestoppers.org.