On Wednesady 08 February 2017 at 1854 hrs. Officer Conard and Officer Blanchflower responded to Smiley's Deli at 402 N. Duke St. for a report of a Robbery that had just occured.
Officers were told that an unknown B/M dressed in a gray zip-up hooded sweatshirt had entered the store. The suspect was described as being approximately 6'02" in height with a large build.
The suspect reportedly reached over the service counter and reached into a tip jar. The suspect removed a quantity of cash from the jar. When confronted by an employee about the theft the suspect pulled back his arm and made a fist in a threat to strike the employee. The suspect then fled the store on foot.
Anyone with information on this Robbery or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Lancaster City 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.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted through this Crime Watch page.