Suspect Robs Store, Throws Coffee Pots at Employees

By WTAJ News

Published 04/19 2014 04:09PM

Updated 04/19 2014 04:16PM

TYRONE, BLAIR COUNTY - A 17 year-old juvenile is behind bars after attempting to rob a local Sheetz store.

Tyrone Borough Police say the suspect walked into the Sheetz store just before 3:00 am this morning and started demanding money. Police say he threw hot pots of coffee at the employees and then began pushing over cash registers, before running away with three packs of cigarettes. Police say they were able to catch the suspect less than five minutes later. He is currently in the Blair County Jail.

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