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Police investigate armed robbery in Shrewsbury Borough

Updated: Sunday, March 9 2014, 04:16 PM CDT
Written by: Rachel Snody (

Southern Regional Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Choice Outlet/ Exxon in Shrewsbury Borough.

On Thursday night, officers were called to the store at 4 East Forrest Avenue, after a man entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money.

Police say the suspect stated that he was sorry he was doing the robbery, because his mother was sick. The suspect fled the scene on a bicycle, a press release said.

The suspect was described as a man in his 20's, approximately age 22. He was 5'07" tall and weighed 170 pounds. Police say the suspect was wearing a gray hoodie with a black and red backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Southern Regional Police Department at 717-235-3944 or 717-840-2971.Police investigate armed robbery in Shrewsbury Borough

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