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Would-be robber leaves Subway empty handed

Police say he threatened a worker with a knife at a Monroe Co. location.

MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP., Pa. - State Police in Monroe County are looking for a man they say held up a Subway at knife point.

It happened just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at the restaurant at 5224 Milford Road in Middle Smithfield Twp.

Police said the man threatened a store employee with a knife and demanded money.

That employee ran out the back door, and the robber left empty handed.

The suspect is described as a slim male between the ages of 25 and 35.

He was between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall.

He was last seen wearing a yellow and white hooded jacket and a dark bandana.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Swiftwater at 570-839-7701.

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