Police from Zone 4 responded to the 8100 block of Frankstown Avenue just before 6 p.m. for reports of an armed robbery in progress at the Family Dollar store.
Officers on scene spoke with a female employee who said a male actor threatened her with a pistol and stole close to $700 dollars from two cash registers. The actor stuffed the money into a green duffle bag before fleeing on foot inbound on Frankstown. The employee was not injured.
There are no arrests at this time. The investigation is ongoing.