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Armed Robbery in Scranton

Posted on: 4:16 pm, April 30, 2012, by , updated on: 04:22am, May 1, 2012

SCR ROB 4-30

Scranton police are searching for a man who robbed a business at gunpoint Monday morning.

Investigators say a man wearing a white surgical mask walked into White House Hoagies on Elm Street and handed the clerk a note demanding cash. The man then revealed a black hand gun and pointed it at the clerk.

Police say the clerk handed the money over and the man took off.

Officers believe he may have run into a wooded area on Walnut Street, behind the South Scranton Intermediate School.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Scranton Police.

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