Police searching for armed robbery suspect in the Poconos

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BARRETT TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Pocono Mountain Regional Police are looking for information regarding an armed robbery that took place over the weekend.

According to a release, an individual broke into the China III restaurant in Barret Township Sunday night around 10:00. The victims reported that the individual came in through the rear of the building, armed with a handgun, and demanded money from the register. After receiving the money, the suspect fled on foot.

Police say the suspect was wearing a hood and mask and is described as a stocky, light-skinned black or hispanic male.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Pocono Mountain Regional Police at (570) 895-2400 .

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