CHESTER HILL – State police in Philipsburg are investigating a robbery and assault that took place over the weekend at Kwik Fill in Chester Hill.
According to police the incident involved two males. They entered Kwik Fill on Jan. 3; one male demanded money and punched a 21-year-old Houtzdale man in the mouth. Another male struck the Houtzdale man on the back of the head with a small club and also demanded money. The two males fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and three packs of menthol Marlboro cigarettes.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the state police in Philipsburg.