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Armed bandit hits Speedway in Hanover Township

HANOVER TWP., Pa. - A masked man held up a busy gas station in Northampton County Saturday.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Speedway in the 300 block of Schoenersville Road, Hanover Township.

Police said the robber pointed a "large-framed black and silver handgun" at the teller and demanded money.

Police described the robber as a Hispanic or Middle Eastern male standing about five feet eight inches.

Witnesses said he was wearing a black hoodie and grey sweatpants and had black and white bandana covering his face.

He reportedly fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Colonial Regional Police Department.

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