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Police seek ID of man who robbed store in downtown Reading

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 10 2013 11:26:36 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 10 2013 05:13:52 PM CDT

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man responsible for a robbery in downtown Reading.

READING, Pa. -

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man responsible for a robbery in downtown Reading.

The robbery happened shortly before noon on Mon., July 1, at the Reading Adult Outlet, 316 Penn St.

The robber twice pushed the store's clerk to the floor as he stole money from the cash register, police said.

The robber is described by police as a white man in his 50s who has a spider web tattoo on his right elbow and a tattoo on his left forearm.

At the time of the holdup, police said he was wearing a gray t-shirt with a Flyers logo on the front.

Anyone who can help police identify the robber is asked to call Reading police detectives at 610-655-6246 or Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.