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Allentown police investigating gas station robbery

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 21 2014 02:35:37 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 21 2014 08:05:36 PM CST
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Allentown police are investigating a robbery and stabbing that occurred at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at a Gulf gas station at 15th and Gordon streets.

A male entered the gas station, approached the clerk and stabbed him, before leaving with unknown stolen items.

Asst. Police Chief George Medero said police arrested Ali Zumar, 45, not long after the robbery. He was facing arraignment Tuesday night on aggravated assault and robbery charges.

 The unidentified clerk was taken to a local hospital, where that person remains in critical but stable condition.