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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  •  Robber fended off at Rt. 6 Plaza

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    TEXAS TWP.- A robbery was reported at the Route 6 Plaza Sunday evening, where a woman fended off the actor as she tried to get in her car.
    State Police, Honesdale barracks said that the victim had left Pizza Hut at approximately 9:40 p.m. and started to enter her vehicle. The victim heard foot steps when she looked up and saw someone running towards her. The victim hurried up to try and close the car door but the actor was able to get to her before she was able to do so.
    The actor grabbed hold of her and asked for her money. The victim continued to fight with the actor causing the actor to flee the scene without getting her purse.
    The actor was last seen walking along Route 6 in the area of The Alpine heading east.
    Police were given the following description of the perpetrator. He was a white non-hispanic male, approximately 5'4" tall, weighing 160 pounds and having a stocky build. He was wearing camouflage pants, a dark colored hoodie and a black, full face ski mask.
    Trooper Robert Urban asked that anyone who witnessed this event or has any information to please call the Honesdale barracks at (570)253-7126. The incident number is R03-0879072.
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