The Pennsylvania State Police Troop R – Gibson Station responded to a robbery on 08/09/20 at approximately 2000 hours at the Hinds Ho-Mart Gulf gas station located at 1503 E. Main St, Susquehanna Depot Borough, Susquehanna County.
Upon investigation, it was determined that a white male walking north on E. Main St (SR 171) made entry into the gas station.
He was wearing a blue/white surgical mask and used a white towel over his hand to prevent fingerprints.
The store clerk asked him if he needed help. He walked behind the counter and demanded that the clerk empty the register while he raised a metal tire iron at her in an aggressive and threatening manner. The clerk grabbed the tire iron with her left hand and sprayed the suspect’s face with mace.
The suspect ran away and nothing was stolen from the store. He ran south on E. Main St and disappeared.
The suspect was a middle-aged white male, between 5’4” and 5’8” tall, average build, with short brown hair. He was wearing a blue/white surgical mask, a Hi-Viz yellow t-shirt with the sleeves rolled up and blue shorts.
Any persons with information on this incident or if you can identify the suspect are asked to anonymously contact Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107
All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing persons.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2791