Ice cream business robbed in Nanticoke


NANTICOKE — City police are investigating an armed robbery at Chi Chi’s Ice Cream on West Broad Street on Wednesday.

A witness told police a white male, wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt and a black bandana covering a portion of his face, entered the business at about 8:44 p.m. and threatened a cashier with a meat cleaver-type knife while demanding money.

Police described the suspect as being 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery is asked to call Nanticoke police at 570-735-2200.