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Lehighton police search for armed bandit

Armed robbery

LEHIGHTON, Pa. - Police in Carbon County are searching for an armed bandit who robbed a Lehighton pharmacy.

It happened at around 3:10 p.m. Saturday inside the First National Pharmacy in the 100 block of North First Street in Lehighton.

A white male brandished some type of weapon and demanded money from the cashier, poilce said.

The bandit ran behind the counter and grabbed cash from the register before fleeing. police said.

Nobody was hurt.

The robber was wearing over-sized prescription glasses, black hoodie, black cargo pants and black and gray sneakers.

Anybody with information is asked to call police at 610-377-4003.


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