By: Don Shaw email: (570) 543-2961

Harrisburg Police make arrest in Subway robbery

Harrisburg Police make arrest in Subway robbery

Harrrisburg, PA

On February 11, 2019, Harrisburg Police say they  were dispatched to the Subway Restaurant located at 900 N. 3rd Street for a report of a robbery.  An employee stated that a younger white male, wearing dark clothing, walked into the restaurant, up to the register, and demanded that she open the register.  The employee did not open the register and then ran to the store room.  The male then left the restaurant. Nothing had been taken during the incident.

When Officers reviewed the security footage, they observed that the male had pulled out a black handgun from his waistband as he approached the register, keeping it down by his side.  The footage also showed the suspect leaving in a white Ford SUV.

During the course of the investigation, Detectives identified the suspect as Richard Ciccocioppi.  On February 14, Ciccocioppi was taken into custody without incident.  He is being charged with two counts of Robbery – Inflict/Threaten Bodily Injury.