Bloomsburg Police have made an arrest for this incident. Bloomsburg Police served a search warrant and arrest warrant this morning, November 10, 2018, on the campus of Bloomsburg University, Schuylkill Hall dormitory. The actor was identified as Elijah Reese and is currently in custody for the attempted robbery of the Uni-Mart on Lightstreet Road. Reese was unable to post bail and is currently being lodged in Columbia County Prison.
Bloomsburg Police were assisted by the Bloomsburg University Police Department.
The Bloomsburg Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery at Uni-Mart on Lightstreet Road in Bloomsburg. The incident happened on 11/9/18 at approximately 0330 hours. The suspect is an African-American male, approximately 6 feet tall, with a thin build. The suspect was wearing a black and grey hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and was wearing an orange pumpkin Halloween mask. The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot in the direction of Penn Street near the Steam Plant.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact the Bloomsburg Police Department, Officer David Bowman at 570-784-4155 Ext. 174.