Radio alerts on Saturday afternoon reported three men entered the Convenient Food Mart on Delaware Avenue in Palmerton and robbed it while armed. Palmerton police issued an alert for their car which was discovered a short time later. It was unknown how much money or goods the trio made off with. Contacted this morning, Barbara Scherer, owner of the Convenient Food Mart, told the TIMES NEWS the incident occurred outside the business, and had no connection with the store at all. A secretary at the Palmerton Police Department told the TIMES NEWS no further information was available because the police officer has yet to complete the incident report.
Robbery in Palmerton parking lot
Monday, July 18, 2011