Grocery store robbed: Owner speaks out
Updated On: Aug 02 2013 10:35:07 PM CDT
Police in Reading are investigating an armed robbery in which one of the robbers threatened to shoot the cashier inside a grocery store, officials said.
It happened at around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Brothers Food Market in the 800 block of North 12th Street.
Two masked men went into the store and one of the men pointed a gun at the cashier, police said.
The other man went behind the counter and grabbed $200 to $300 from the register, officials said.
Two men then fled down Windsor Street, investigators said.
One of the robbers is described as about 5-foot-7 with medium build. He was wearing a gray hoodie with a Hollister logo, dark blue jeans, and a yellow bandana covering his face, police said.
The other robber is about 5-7 with a medium build. He was wearing a sweatshirt with a New York logo, a red-and-black baseball cap and a "devil" mask, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Alert: Berks County immediately.
The number is 877-373-9913.
Anonymous calls are accepted, and you could earn up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
Copyright 2013 WFMZ. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Snow moves in to blanket region, will be heavy at times
Man killed after being struck by vehicle in Bethlehem
Jackknifed truck closes snow-covered road in West Penn
DA plans news conference on missing Lehigh County woman
Two suffer gunshot wounds in Tamaqua
Trucker charged with vehicular homicide in crash that killed 3 on I-78
Expert says residents should not be alarmed about recent missing woman cases
Woman tied up, beat 4-year-old child, detectives say
Christmas tree put in place at Reading gateway, then removed
Protesters torch police car in Ferguson