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Two suspects sought in robbery attempt

December 14, 2017 News Extra

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BUTLER TWP — Police are searching for two unknown males suspected in an attempted strong-armed robbery this morning near the Sweeper City store at Point Plaza.

Butler Township Police got the call shortly before 9 a.m. that the pair had tried to grab a purse from a woman in a silver Honda Odyssey, and then fled.

One suspect is described as white with blue eyes. He is believed to be in his early-20s with a thin build and about 6 feet, 2 inches tall. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and tossle cap.

The other suspect is a light-skinned black male about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 150 pounds. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black tossle cap.

It was not known if either male had a weapon. No other information was immediately available.

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