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Armed Robbery at Linden Street Gas Station Sunday

Bethlehem police report an armed robbery at a gas station on Linden Street Sunday afternoon.

At 1:53 p.m. Sunday, a man robbed the at 2350 Linden St., according to the Bethlehem Police crime blog

He parked his late model Volvo sedan on Jennings Street behind the business. Upon entering the store he was concealing his face by holding a purple in color piece of cloth over it. He held a pistol with his right hand and demanded money from the clerk as he pointed the pistol at him.

The thief was weraing a dark colored T-shirt  and shorts, and he was wearing dark colored flip-flops. His shorts appeared to be white with an emblem toward the bottom of the material on his left side.

After putting the money in his right pocket, he returned to his car and left the area heading south on Jennings Street.

Anyone with information about this crime or a suspect, please contact Det. Sgt. Scott at 610-997-7676.

This is the latest of several armed robberies in the city including a  

There were in 12 days at the end of July.

Ianza Torres August 06, 2012 at 02:57 AM
they have video and the type of car he drove and plenty of evidence and eye witness accounts. Detectives should really have this perp locked up pretty soon. waiting for that updated report , ( I'm sorry but covering a little bit of your face and robbing a store in your flip flops is not a well thought out robbery ) it's just plain ol' pathetic. I hate to think about a possible motive here, but seems some one like this may have needed the money to continue a drug or alchohol habit. because it's clear that this robbery wasnt well thought out (especially in the disguise department. ) SMH.....

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