State College police search for armed robbery suspect after city-wide alert

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ) — The investigation continues after residents, students and visitors in State College were alerted Sunday to stay vigilant after an armed robbery at the bus station on North Atherton Street.

State College police reported that they were called for an armed robbery at 2:52 p.m. Witnesses stated that a Black man in his 30’s or 40’s entered the office area of the station, hit a clerk with a pistol, then grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash before running out the south exit of the building.

After searching, police didn’t believe that the suspect was in the area any longer.

The suspect was described as a Black man in his 30s or 40s with a slat and pepper beard that was mostly covered by a black disposable mask. He was wearing a black hoodie with the hood up and zippered up to the neck. The hoodie has white lettering on the front. He was also wearing black pants and it’s reported that the whites of his eyes were jaundiced, meaning they had some sort of yellowish tint.

As of Monday, State College police are asking for help to identify the driver/owner of the vehicle pictured below. The vehicle was seen in the area where the armed robbery occurred.

This vehicle was seen in the area where the armed robbery occurred.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the State College Police Department at 814-234-7150.

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