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Monroe mart robbed Sunday

Published October 19. 2009 05:00PM

State police at Fern Ridge said a Monroe County mini mart was robbed on Sunday evening.

Troopers said Just Minutes Mini Mart, located along SR115 at Countryside Drive in Chestnuthill Township, was robbed about 8:20 p.m. when a white male entered the store and displayed a knife and demanded cash from the clerk. The clerk complied and after receiving an undetermined amount of cash from the register fled. Prior to leaving the robber said, "Thanks buddy."

The suspect was described as being in his early 20s, about five-feet, seven or eight inches tall, skinny build with short hair wearing blue jeans with gray short-sleeve T-shirt and a red long sleeve T-shirt.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 646-2271 or toll free at 1-866-893-3818.

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