GETTYSBURG, ADAMS COUNTY—UPDATE:
Last week's Cumberland County robberies re-sparked interest in Tyler Strausbaugh. State Police have not identified as him as a suspect in the incidents, however investigations are ongoing.
Police have penned Strausbaugh as a possible suspect in three robberies that occurred after June 26th hotel robbery. On July 13th an African-American man fitting Strausbaugh's description robbed a Getty Mart in Gettysburg using a knife. A month later, on August 2nd, there were two robberies. One took place at a 7-11 in Gettysburg and another at an A-Plus Store. Both times, an African-American man showed a gun and demanded money.
"First and foremost in all of these there has been some sort of weapon whether it was a knife or firearm displayed," said Trooper Michele Davis, Pennsylvania State Police. "So, Strausbaugh should be considered armed and dangerous."
York City, Hanover, and Gettysburg are all target areas. Police are asking people who live there to keep an eye out.
"Call 911," said Davis. "Call Crimestoppers. Give the location. If they know him for certain. If it's somebody who wants to give us an anonymous tip, we're more than happy to take anything we can get in order to apprehend him."
An arrest warrant, in connection with the Hampton Inn Hotel, has been issued for Strausbaugh. Pennsylvania Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to his arrest.
Police told Fox 43 another man was with Strausbaugh during the Hampton Inn robbery. However, he has not been identified.
PENNSYLVANIA CRIME STOPPERS IS OFFERING A CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE APPREHENSION OF TYLER EARL STRAUSBAUGH.
On June 26, 2011, in the evening hours, Tyler Earl Strausbaugh entered the Hampton Inn Hotel located in Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, displaying a firearm. Tyler Earl Strausbaugh obtained an unknown amount of cash and fled.
The suspects last known address is 2215 Biglerville Road, Lot 81, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Strausbaugh is also known to frequent York City, Hanover, and Gettysburg areas.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Strausbaugh is asked to call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS. All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.
Police say Strausbaugh is 5' 5", about 120 pounds and has tattoos in various parts of his body.