Sunoco A-Plus Robbed at Gunpoint Early Wednesday Morning
Another armed robbery committed by two men the police suspect may be responsible for other recent hold-ups.
Norristown police are investigating another armed robbery, this time of the Sunoco A-Plus at West Main Street and Haws Avenue.
According to Detective Lt. Michael Crescitelli, two men dressed in back hooded sweatshirts and wearing black masks entered the store at approximately 12:50 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20 and brandished a gun. The men reported demanded money and fled the scene, making off with an undetermined amount of cash.
Police are investigating the possibility that the robbers are the same two responsible for a string of recent armed robberies in the Norristown area.
- On Feb. 19, two armed men reportedly robbed a women outside her apartment building in the 200 block of Centre Avenue in West Norriton.
- On Feb. 27, two armed men robbed the American Gasoline Store on Ridge Pike in Plymouth.
- On March 2, two armed men robbed the Exxon Service Station at West Main Street and Forrest Avenue.
- On Wednesday, March 6, two armed men robbed three people Wednesday night at Alexa's Mexican Market on West Main Street.
- On Sunday, March 10, two armed men held up both the Getty Gas Station at Johnson Highway and Arch Street and another small market at DeKalb and Jacoby streets.
- On Thursday, March 14, two armed men robbed the Citgo Gas Station at 1703 Markley Street.
- On Friday, March 15, two armed men robbed Arianitas Mini Market at 1353 Markley Street. On the same evening, less than an hour later, three men were robbed at gunpoint at America's Best Value Inn at West Main and Knox Streets. Two of the suspects described in that robbery matched the description of the two men in the Arianitas hold up.
Anyone with information about these crimes should contact the Norristown Police Department at 610-270-0977.
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