Pizza Hut on Route 22 outside Bel Air robbed

August 23, 2011|By AEGIS STAFF REPORT

The Pizza Hut Express on Route 22 east of Bel Air town was robbed early Saturday morning by a man wearing a black mask. Police are still looking for the robber.

Maryland State Police troopers, assisted by the Bel Air Police Department and Harford County Sheriff's Office, responded to the carry-out establishment in the 1200 block of East Churchville Road after employees reported a lone assailant accosted them shortly after 12:37 a.m.

Employees told police investigators the masked robber entered the establishment, brandished a knife and demanded cash from the eatery and personal items from the employees.

After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash and several items from one of the employees, the robber ran out of the store. Employees told police he was last seen running behind the building near Moores Mill Road.

The robber is described as a white man wearing a black sweatshirt, black pants and a black mask. The robber was between 18 and 25 years old, about 5 feet, 2 inches tall and around 175 pounds.

Police from the MSP Bel Air Barrack, Bel Air Police Department and Harford County Sheriff's Office were assisted by a Maryland State Police dog and Medevac helicopter in searching the area.

Anyone with information about the robber is asked to call the Bel Air Barrack at 410-838-4101.

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