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Man fires gun during robbery

January 31, 2002

Man fires gun during robbery



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A man who fired his gun during the robbery of a St. Thomas, Pa., convenience store early Wednesday remained at large, Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg said.

The robber entered the Getty Mart on U.S. 30 at Hade Road just after 6 a.m. and ordered three customers and the store clerk to the floor. He fired the weapon while in the store but injured no one, police said.

After taking an undisclosed amount of money, the man fled in an unknown direction, police said.

Described as black, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, and weighing 140 pounds, the robber wore a dark hat and had a bandana over his face.

Anyone with information about the robber's whereabouts, getaway vehicle or direction of travel may call state police at 1-717-264-5161.

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