A 20-year-old Farrell man is wanted in connection with an armed robbery Saturday night at Sharpsville Food Mart.

Cecil Robinson of 412 Emerson Ave. eluded a search that involved patrolmen from Sharpsville, Sharon and Hermitage after the robbery.

Robinson and Douglas Williams, 18, of 1450 Park Drive, Hermitage, went into the convenience store, located at 707 Ridge Ave., and robbed it, police said.

The men had bandanas covering their faces and Williams pulled a realistic-looking air pistol, told the clerk to open up the register and robbed it, along with taking lottery money from the store, police said.

They ran toward Pierce Avenue, where they were supposed to meet two other men in a car.

But the car wasn’t there, police said, and Robinson and Williams continued to run on Pierce, shedding their clothing along the way, including the bandanas, sweatshirts and gloves. The air pistol was found about a block from the store, police said.

The men who were driving the car were stopped by Hermitage police at 6th Street and Pierce, but they weren’t charged because police said they didn’t know they were going to be a part of a robbery.

Sharon police arrested Williams at Pierce and 12th Street. He was arraigned by District Judge Lorinda Hinch on charges of robbery, simple assault, criminal conspiracy and theft by unlawful taking and placed in Mercer County Jail on $32,000 bond. Robinson was still being sought Sunday night.

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