On Wednesday September 18, 2019 at approximately 2032 hrs. Officers from Lancaster Bureau of Police, Platoon A, responded to the Best China Wok restaurant at 825 E. Chestnut St. for a report of a robbery that just occurred.
Upon arrival Officers met with employees of the establishment. No one at the location reported any injuries. Officers were told that an unknown black male forced entry into the business by kicking in the back door.
The suspect was described as a black male, athletic build, wearing a black short sleeve tee shirt, jeans, a black ball cap, black gloves, mask over the lower portion of his face and black gloves on his hands. The suspect was armed with a handgun.
The suspect took cash from the register. The suspect then fled on foot from the business, last seen east toward the 200 blk. N. Broad St.
Officers canvassed the area but were not able to locate the suspect.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Lancaster Bureau of Police at 717-735-3301 or Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.