Suspect surrenders in robbery of Turkey Hill in Fleetwood

Wyomissing man facing robbery, related charges

FLEETWOOD, Pa. - The man accused of robbing a convenience store in Berks County earlier this week is now in custody.

Larry Houser surrendered to his parole officer Friday morning, according to Chief Steven Stinsky, Fleetwood Police Department.

Houser, Stinsky said, was "forensically linked" to the robbery, which happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Turkey Hill on West Main Street in the borough.

Houser, wearing a scarf or bandana over his face and implying he had a weapon in his pocket, handed a store clerk a note demanding money and then fled with cash, police said.

Houser, 24, of Wyomissing, is facing charges of robbery, theft by unlawful taking, simple assault, and receiving stolen property. Bail has not been set.

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