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Police looking for armed robber

January 13, 2003

WILLIAMSPORT - Police are looking for the man who robbed a Williamsport store at gunpoint Saturday evening.

Around 6:45 p.m., a man wearing a ski mask walked into Byers Market at 18 N. Conococheague St. and demanded money from two employees who were working at the time, police said.

The employees gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash, said Deputy Brad Creek of the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The robber left the store through its back door into an alley.

Witnesses described the robber as being white, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 140 to 150 pounds, police said. He was wearing a light brown jacket, blue jeans and a gray ski mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Department at 240-313-2170.

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