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ARMED ROBBERY / HOME INVASION BURGLARY - 1600 BLK W. MARKET ST.
5/8/2014 - 11:54:00 PM

On 5/8/14 @ 11:59 PM - WYBPD was radio dispatched to respond to a residence located within the 1600 block of W. Market Street for a report of an armed robbery and burglary.  Suspect had reportedly fled the area several minutes prior to the call being received by York County Control.
 
@  12:02 AM - WYBPD patrolmen arrived on scene and checked the area for subjects matching the description of the perpetrator provided with negative result.   They also met with the adult female victim who reported the following:
 
Victim reported that she was outside of her residence on her front door steps smoking a cigarette when she was approached by an unknown perpetrator who demanded money from her.  She informed the perpetrator that she had no money.  The perpetrator responded by brandishing a small handgun, forcing the female victim inside of her home at gunpoint.   The perpetrator than stole several personal belongings from the victim and he then attempted to steal a televison and a video game console, but dropped the appliances and then abruptly fled from the home after the victim screamed as loud as she could.  This perpetrator exited and fled in an unknown direction from this residence.  The female victim was not injured in this incident.
 
This perpetrator was described as an adult black male, wearing some sort of a ski-type mask partially concealling his face, with a pierced lower lip which consisted of two small black balls.  He was also wearing a green zip-up hoodie with a white bird "Hollister" type  logo embroidered upon the right sleeve, light blue jeans, heavy dark boots.   
 
WYBPD requests that anyone with information regarding this crime to please contact (717) 854-1975.  Tips can also be made anonymously via (717) 478-TIPS or online at http://www.WYBPD.ORG.   All calls will be kept confidential.