Chambersburg Taco Bell Robbery Investigation: Police Seek Person of Interest

On Tuesday, September 5th, the Chambersburg Police Department launched an investigation into a robbery that occurred at a Taco Bell restaurant.

According to authorities, an individual entered the Taco Bell located on Lincoln Way East near East Coldbrook Avenue in Franklin County. Inside the establishment, this individual demanded that the restaurant employees comply with their instructions, which included emptying the contents of both the safe and the cash registers. The individual then collected the money and placed it into a black backpack.

Chambersburg Police have released images of a person of interest in the robbery investigation, clarifying that this individual is not yet a confirmed suspect. They are urging the public to share any information that might help identify this person or provide insights into the robbery by contacting them at 717-264-4131.

Photo courtesy of Chambersburg Police Dept.


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