3 armed men try to rob Pilot truck stop in Schuylkill County

Published: 8:45 AM EDT Sep 30, 2013

Police are looking for three men who robbed a Schuylkill County truck stop clerk at gunpoint.

It happened just before 2 a.m. Monday at the Pilot Truck Stop on Route 443 in Pine Grove Twp.

State police said the robbers forced the clerk to the ground while holding a handgun to the clerk's head.

The suspects tried to open the safe and cash register but were not successful. They then fled on food toward Interstate 81, police said.

They were all wearing dark clothing, including masks and gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at Schuylkill Haven at 570-739-1330.