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Chambersburg Police Search for Suspects in Armed Robbery

Police are looking for three suspects who robbed a Pizza Hut with two guns Friday night.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.Police are looking for three suspects who robbed a Pizza Hut with two guns Friday night.

Police say three men entered the Pizza Hut at 928 Lincoln Way East at around 9 p.m. brandishing two handguns, one silver and the other black.

One of the suspects told an employee to empty the cash register while another suspect guarded the front entrance, police say. A third suspect went into the dining area of the restaurant and robbed a customer, taking her cash and car keys.

A male customer inside the Pizza Hut attempted to chase the suspects as they fled the restaurant on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was not able to catch them, but he was able to find the stolen car keys on South Coldbrook Avenue.

According to police, one of the perpetrators fired a shot into the air as they ran across the parking lot behind the Forresters used car dealership, but they weren't done with their crime spree just yet.

Police say the suspects then approached three people on the 700 block of East Washington Street. That’s when the suspects told one of the individuals to empty their pockets, and when he refused, the suspects fled.

Police are describing the three suspects as black males. Two were wearing black clothing with hoods, and a third was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt at the time of the robbery. All three perpetrators had masks and gloves on.

Residents who live near the crime scene say they're shocked something like this could happen right in their backyards

"I'm a little shocked that this happened,” said Chambersburg resident Dylan P. “It doesn't really happen in this side of town at all.”

Chambersburg Police are specifically asking people who might have seen suspicious groups of individuals loitering around businesses in the borough on Friday night to contact them at 717-264-4131 or Franklin County Crime Solvers at 717-263-3000.

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