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Police: Man robs King Mart in Easton, takes off on bicycle

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Oct 24 2012 12:30:23 PM CDT
EASTON, Pa. -

Police in Easton are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store and then took off on a bicycle.

It happened around 9:40 Tuesday night at the King Mart at 154 West St. Joseph's Street.

Police say the robber threatened the clerk with a gun and took money and cigarettes.

The robber is described as a black man, aged 20-25 years old, with short hair and a slight beard.

Police said he was wearing a zip-up yellow jacket and gray jeans.

Police say they are investigating to see if last night's incident is related to other robberies in which the getaway vehicle was a bike.

Anyone with information is asked to call Easton Police at 610-250-6796.