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Suspect brandishes a knife in a gas station robbery

Investigators at the Pennsylvania State Police Troop M Bethlehem station are requesting help from the public in an armed robbery of a gas station in Northampton County Jan. 11.

A news release outlines the following details:

An unknown suspect entered the Valero Gas Station, 6007 West Main Boulevard, East Allen Township, Northampton County, brandished a knife and demanded money.

The store clerk gave the suspect a money pouch containing approximately $3,800 in cash.

After the robbery, the suspect fled the store on foot toward Grouse Road.

The suspect is described as a male with long blond hair.

He was wearing a black face mask along with a hooded sweatshirt, jeans and boots.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Trooper Michael Kowalishen of the Pennsylvania State Police Bethlehem Station at 610-861-2026.

A suspect brandished a knife and escaped on a foot in an armed robbery of a gas station along West Main Boulevard, Northampton County, Jan. 11. Photo courtesy of PA State Police