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Armed robbery at Crawford County bar

Submitted Mon, 07/30/2012 - 7:21am by Andy Alm

Police are investigating an early morning armed robbery at a Crawford County bar.  Authorities say the Double D Bar in Venango Township was robbed at about 2:00 this morning.


Police say a man used a shotgun to fire a shot into the ceiling before fleeing the scene with about 350 dollars cash.


No one was injured.


The suspect is described as a lighter skinned black man, between 5’10″ and 5’11″, last seen wearing a black hoodie with an 8-ball and flames on the chest, white shorts, and white high top tennis shoes.  He was also wearing a bandana or ball cap.  He was armed with a shotgun and police say he should not be confronted if encountered.


Anyone with information about this investigation should call the State Police in Meadville or the Crawford County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-4-pa-tips.