HPD seeks information in Saturday’s Save-A-Lot armed robbery
A recent armed robbery at Save-A-Lot at 129 Whitley Ave. in Henderson is under investigation by the Henderson Police Department.
According to a press release, officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to report of an armed robbery at Save-A-Lot, just after 7 p.m. Saturday.
Reportedly, a black male, wearing all black with a bandanna on his face entered the store and approached an employee’s register, displaying a gun and demanding cash. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the store, and was said to have been seen running behind the building.
The suspect is described as approximately 5’6” and 140-150 pounds. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Henderson Police Department at 989-2201.
This is the second time in just over ten years the local grocer has been robbed at gunpoint.
The previous armed robbery occurred on Dec. 10, 2009 and resulted in the death of Captain Dennis Cagle due to gunshot sustained after he and a Chester County Sheriff’s deputy exchanged gunfire with the perpetrator, who was captured, tried and convicted. Capt. Cagle had served with the Henderson Police Department for 30 years.