Fayette Co. Store Robbed At Gunpoint
HENRY CLAY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – An armed robbery at a Fayette County sport shop is under investigation.
According to State Police, the incident happened at the Akshar Gas and Yough Lake Sport Shop in the 5300-block of National Pike in Markleysburg, Henry Clay Township.
The suspect entered the store Saturday night around 9 p.m. wearing a ski/hunting mask, light blue hooded-sweatshirt and jeans.
He approached the register and brandished a silver handgun. After ejecting a live round of ammunition, he demanded all the money from the register.
The suspect fled the scene on foot. The Pennsylvania State Police Aviation Unit conducted a search of a wooded area nearby, but was unable to locate him.
Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police at (724)-439-7111.