Armed Robbery in Matamoras Borough

On May 25, 2014 at approximately 10:15p.m. the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department was dispatched to an armed robbery occurring on Pennsylvania Avenue between 2nd and 4th street  in Matamoras Borough.  The victim described the suspect as a male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and grey shorts with a black handgun.

The victim had stopped for a pedestrian in a crosswalk when the suspect opened the passenger door and pointed a gun at the victim demanding the victim to drive. The perpetrator had the victim drive him towards the river bank where he stole a credit card and  punched the victim in the face  before fleeing over the riverbank.

The Eastern Pike Regional Police Department is actively pursuing all leads and asks citizens with information to call Assistant Chief Stewart at 570-491-4040 or email your tip to tips@eprpd.org