LT Police: Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody

CLEARFIELD – A suspect in a reported armed robbery at a local convenience store and a multi-jurisdiction crime spree is in police custody.

One incident occurred at 11:51 p.m. Monday at the Sheetz store, located at 14259 Clearfield-Shawville Hwy., Clearfield, according to a news release issued by Lawrence Township police.

In commission of this crime, the male allegedly brandished a handgun to an employee at the register.  However, he fled the store without taking anything when another employee unexpectedly entered this area.

Police say the suspect was involved in a large string of crimes across multiple jurisdictions, including a convenience store robbery in Kylertown.

He was found a short time later by state police at Rockview in the Snow Shoe area and taken into custody. Charges are currently pending at this time.

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