On Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 1:02 am the Police Department received a call at 255 N. Queen Street in the area of the Variety Bookstore for an armed robbery. The victim was in the alley to the rear of the bookstore as he was approached by a lone B/M wearing a white and black hooded jacket. He said he had a handgun and demanded money from the victim. The suspect took the wallet from this victim after a struggle. The victim was knocked to the ground. The suspect was last seen running toward Spring Street. The suspect is described as approximately 6-2 having a mustache.
The victim of this robbery was Raymond Rock. His address will not be released. Mr. Rock is 55 years of age. He received various minor abrasions and refused medical treatment. The victim stated he had approximately 300 dollars in cash with him.