Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Mini Market Robbed at Gunpoint in Sheppton

The Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville are investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Monday in East Union Township.

According to troopers, on Monday, August 28th, 2023, around 9:15pm, an unknown white male entered the Sheppton Mini Market on Center Street in Sheppton.  

The male brandished a small handgun and demanded money from the cash register.  The suspect then ordered the employees into the walk-in cooler and fled the scene with approximately $700.

The suspect was reported to have fled the scene on foot traveling north towards Hazle Township.

Anyone with information on this incident or has security video footage nearby is asked to contact the Frackville Barracks by calling (570) 874-5300.