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PRESS PHOTO COURTESY UMTPDPolice are looking for this man in connection with an armed robbery which occurred 11:43 p.m. April 24 at the Exxon/Top Star Express, 7739 Hamilton Blvd, Trexlertown. PRESS PHOTO COURTESY UMTPDPolice are looking for this man in connection with an armed robbery which occurred 11:43 p.m. April 24 at the Exxon/Top Star Express, 7739 Hamilton Blvd, Trexlertown.

BREAKING NEWS: Upper Macungie police investigate armed robbery at Top Star Express

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Upper Macungie police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Exxon/Top Star Express, 7739 Hamilton Blvd, Trexlertown.

According Upper Macungie Criminal Investigations Division Commander Lt. Pete Nickischer, officers were dispatched 11:43 p.m. April 24 for a report of a robbery that had just occurred.

Police say according to an employee at the store, a male suspect entered the store and pointed a black, semi-automatic handgun at the employee, and then demanded cash.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall weight approximately 130-140 pounds with a gray mask and sweater.

After taking the cash, the man fled in a gray SUV, which was described as possibly being a Nissan, police say.

The suspect drove north toward the intersection of Hamilton Boulevard and Trexlertown Road before making a left onto northbound Trexlertown Road.

There were no injuries reported, police say.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact Detective Darren Simmers at 484-661-5911, or dsimmers@uppermac-pd.org.

Callers can also use the Upper Macungie Township Police Department Tip/Text line at 484-273-0336.

All information provided will remain anonymous.