Ellwood City Police were contacted after a man, 57, and woman, 28, were robbed at gunpoint near the intersection of 10th Street and Crescent Avenue in Ellwood City just after 8 p.m. last week.
According to the report, an unknown male approached the couple and pointed a gun at the man and demanded his money – the victim had only $8 in cash and he gave it to the accused immediately.
The man’s girlfriend witnessed the crime. The description she gave police was that the man was an overweight, white male wearing a baseball hat, between 20-25 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a scruffy beard.
After the robbery, the victims told police that the accused jumped into a blue car that headed towards the Park Gate area of Ellwood City, said the report.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident.