At approximately 2318 Hrs on June 3, 2018 Lower Pottsgrove Police responded to a strong-armed robbery at the Turkey Hill Store #260, located at 3051 E High Street in the township. An unidentified white male suspect entered the store, shoved the clerk aside and stole a carton of Newport 100 cigarettes and several items of food totaling approximately $100 before fleeing the store. The store clerk sustained minor injuries. Police have obtained evidence at the scene and are actively investigating the incident. Police are trying to identify the suspect in the attached photo. Anyone with information is requested to contact Lower Pottsgrove Police Department at 610-326-1508.
UPDATED ON JUNE 6, 2018 at 09:27 AM:
As of early evening on June 5, 2018, Lower Pottsgrove Police identified a suspect in this case. With assistance from Pottstown Police Department the suspect was tracked down and taken into custody on other outstanding warrants. Charges have been filed on the robbery case and more information will follow later today - please watch for information on our CrimeWatch page under "Arrests".