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Police: Robber apologized, said he did it for mom

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An armed robber demanded money from a York County business and then apologized for his crime, according to police.

Southern Regional police said the robber had a black semi-automatic handgun when he held up the Choice Outlet/Exxon at 4 E. Forrest Avenue in Shrewsbury just before 8 p.m. Thursday.

He told the clerk he was sorry and that he was doing the robbery because his mother was sick, police said. He then left the scene on a bicycle.

Police have released a surveillance photo of the robber. He was described as a white male who sounded about 22 years old, was 5'7" tall and weighed around 170 pounds. He was wearing a gray hoodie with a black and red backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southern Regional police at 717-235-3944 or 717-840-2971.


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