Man who attempted to rob Dairy Queen in Union sought by police
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Police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob a Dairy Queen in Union, Washington County, tonight but failed.
Southwest Regional police wrote in an alert posted to their Twitter account that the man entered the Dairy Queen on Route 88 about 8:20 p.m. and showed a gun. He demanded money but left without any and was last seen heading north toward South Park.
Police described the suspect as a white man in his 20s who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall. They said he was wearing jeans, a green-and-white striped polo shirt with a black undershirt, a black ski mask and black shoes.
Anyone who spots him is asked to call 911.
On Friday afternoon, a Dairy Queen several miles away on Route 88 in Bethel Park was robbed, according to a report from KDKA.
In that robbery, a suspect described as tall and wearing a mask over his face, showed a gun and ordered a cashier to open the cash register and place the money in a grocery bag, KDKA reported. The suspect then ran from the store.
First Published November 24, 2012 9:46 pm