State Police Investigating Armed Robbery in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG – The Philipsburg-based state police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Puff Super Value Tobacco Outlet at 9:30 p.m. Thursday in Philipsburg Borough.

Someone entered the store and demanded cash from the clerk while displaying a knife. He was described with a stocky build and standing approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and camouflage pants.

The Caucasian male had his face and the top of his head covered. He was assisted by another unknown male who had been waiting outside the store. Both fled the scene on foot and headed northeast with an undetermined amount of cash and cigarettes.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Philipsburg-based state police at 814-342-3370.

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