According to a police report the worker was walking to his car when suddenly a someone grabbed his neck and demanded money.
A second Family Dollar worker walked out during the alleged attack and tried to intervene.
The suspect ran away shortly thereafter.
Lawrence Township Police are looking for the suspect they describe as a 6'1" male with a slender build. At the time of the attack the suspect was wearing a white t-shirt, jeans and a camo-style ball cap.
If you have any information on the suspect you're encouraged to call the police at 814-765-1647.
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