Cumru Police Investigate Armed Robbery of Speedway

The Cumru Township Police Detectives are investigating an armed robbery of the Speedway, located at 2336 Lancaster Pike, within Cumru Township.

On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at approximately 8:54 pm, the Cumru Township Police were dispatched to the Speedway, for an armed robbery, which had just occurred.

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Investigating officers describe the suspect as a tall black male, approximately 6 foot, with a thin build, and facial hair, wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants, and dark footwear.

According to Police, the robber entered the Speedway at about 8:52 pm and placed a bag on the counter requesting money. The man had a semi-automatic firearm under his outerwear, which was observed by the Speedway employee.

The man took an undisclosed amount of money and placed it inside a bag. The man then fled on foot through the Speedway parking lot, and proceeded west on Ardmore Avenue.

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Anyone with information on the incident or can identify the described suspect is asked to submit an anonymous tip to Crime Alert Berks County. Anonymous tips may be submitted by either calling 1 (877) 373-9913 or by downloading the Alert Berks app.

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