Bellefonte police investigate theft from Omar bar

Bellefonte police are investigating an armed robbery that reportedly occurred Friday night.

A man with a knife reportedly entered the bottle shop at the Omar Bar, 121 W. Bishop St., and threatened the person working there, according to police. He then assaulted the employee, took the money from the register and fled, police said.

The perpetrator is described as being about five feet, nine inches in height and of medium build and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and hat, jeans and had a blue bandana covering his face, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call Bellefonte police at 1-800-479-0050.