Altoona police investigating armed robbery

From Mirror staff reports

Altoona police are investigating a Saturday morning armed robbery, WTAJ-TV reported Saturday.

The suspect, dressed in a hooded sweatshirt, demanded money at Puff Super Value, 706 N. Fourth Ave., then fled.

The suspect in three additional robberies, two in Altoona and one in Duncans­ville, was also reported to have been a wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt.

Those robberies occurred Sept. 17 at Nic’s Grab-n-Go, 1010 Sixth Ave., on Sept. 22 at Smoker’s Express, 1014 Third Ave., Duncansville, and on Sept. 26 at the ARC Federal Credit Union, 419 N. Seventh Ave.