Police: Man with AR-15 robs store in Mansfield

MANSFIELD – Mansfield State Police reported the robbery of a convenience store early Friday morning in Lawrenceville Township, Tioga County.

A person described as a white male wearing a ski mask entered the Acorn Market, 12 Route 328 at about 12:40 a.m. and announced, “this is a robbery.”

The suspect, carrying an AR-15 rifle, then ordered a store employee to give him money from the cash register before fleeing the scene by foot with $120.

Police said the suspect did not point the weapon at either of the two employees working in the store.

No one was injured.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is urged to contact state police at 570-662-2151.