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Police investigating armed robbery of local liquor store

August 25, 2007|By HEATHER KEELS

The Hagerstown Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night at Potomac Wine and Spirits at 725 Potomac Ave.

The store is near the intersection of Potomac and Fairground avenues in Hagerstown.

A man entered the liquor store about 9 p.m., displayed a knife and demanded money, police said.

No one was injured, police said. It was undetermined how much cash was taken, police said.

The man was seen fleeing the area south after leaving the store. He was described as a black male, well-dressed and well-groomed, with a yellow shirt.

Anyone with information on the robbery may call the Hagerstown Police Department at 301-790-3700.

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