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Police: Man commits strong armed robbery in Allentown

Published On: Mar 31 2013 03:39:03 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2013 06:13:10 AM EDT

7-Eleven in Allentown robbed


Allentown police say the man who robbed a 7-Eleven early Sunday morning is in custody.

The incident happened around 5:40 a.m. at the store's  11 East Susquehanna Street location.

Police say 23-year-old Arden Scott became flustered when he didn't have enough money for the items he wanted to purchase. Scott then allegedly told the cashier he had a gun and stole the items.


Police say Scott then fled in his Mercedes-Benz before being pulled over by Allentown Police.

He's being held in prison on $50,000 bail.