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April 2, 2014

Gander Mountain robbed

JOHNSTOWN — Richland Township police are looking for a man who walked into Gander Mountain near the Galleria late Tuesday and allegedly held up the store.

The man, whose appearance was disguised by a blue sweatshirt hood and green face mask, demanded an employee open a store register. He then reached in when it opened and pulled out cash and checks, Police Chief Michael Burgan said.

The man did not display a gun, Burgan said, noting no one was injured in the incident.

The man quickly fled the store around 8:30 p.m., just moments after entering, he added.

Police are looking into whether surveillance video might be able to help them identify the store robber, Burgan said.

Look for updates and additional details on this story at and Thursday’s print edition of the paper.

David Hurst covers Richland Township for The Tribune-Democrat. Follow him on Twitter at

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