Police are on the hunt for a robber who they say told an employee he was armed with a bomb.
Police say it happened Tuesday shortly before midnight at the Giant Food Store in Whitpain Township. A man entered the store and demanded money from the register from an employee, according to investigators. The man then allegedly told the employee he was holding a bomb. Police say he then displayed a device.
Police say the employee opened the register and the man took an unknown amount of money before fleeing the store on foot. Investigators say they later found a device connected to the incident at the store. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad responded to the scene and determined the device was not explosive.
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Police describe the suspect as a white male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers. If you have any information on this incident, please call the Whitpain Police Department at 610-279-9033.