Armed Robber on the Loose


HAZLETON — Police are searching for a thief who held up a store Monday in Hazleton.

According to authorities, an armed robber entered Pence’s on Alter Street around 9 p.m. and demanded money from the cashier.  Police did not say what the man used as a weapon.

Officers said the man got away with an unknown amount of money then fled north on Lafayette Court.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hazleton police.