Screwdriver-wielding man robs Union Bridge convenience store

March 28, 2000|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A man threatened a clerk with a screwdriver while robbing a Union Bridge convenience store early Sunday and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money, state police said.

No one was injured in the incident at the 7-Eleven store in the 100 block of S. Main St., police said.

According to a store clerk, the robber walked into the store about 5: 30 a.m. and asked for a pack of cigarettes. He didn't have enough money to pay for the cigarettes and selected some candy instead. As the clerk opened the register, the suspect displayed thescrewdriver, reached over the counter, took money from the register and ran toward an alley behind the store.

The suspect wore a black hooded shirt and faded blue jeans that appeared tar-stained. He has a scar on his right hand and is described as white, 20 to 25 years old, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing about 155 pounds.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact state police in Westminster at 410-386-3000.

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