Suspect hides in bathroom after armed robbery outside Harrison Twp. gas station

UPDATE @ 6:45 a.m: A suspected robber was found hiding inside the bathroom at the Valero gas station on Philadelphia Drive after robbing someone in the business' parking lot, according to a release.

Simon Jason Denby Jr., 20, was arrested and booked into Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of aggravated robbery, though formal charges have not been filed, jail records show.

Credit: Simon Jason Denby Jr./MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

Credit: Simon Jason Denby Jr./MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

According to the jail site, Denby Jr. was arrested at the business, located at 2800 Philadelphia Drive, at 2:45 a.m.

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Harrison Twp. deputies responded to the store early Monday after a 9-1-1 caller reported he was the victim of an armed robbery and the suspect was inside the gas station.

“He’s inside the store,” the caller said. “He was with three guys when he tried to take my money.”

A gun, as well as drugs, were also found at the scene, per the release.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

The offense remains under investigation.

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