Good samaritan stops robbery on East 38th Street

Local News

A robbery on Erie’s east side is stopped, thanks to a good samaritan.  

According to Erie Police, it happened near the Famous Hair Salon on East 38th Street around 8pm, after the owner closed up shop for the night…  with the deposit bag in hand. 

A man wearing a mask and a hoodie came around a corner, grabbed the bag and took off running.  Another person chased the suspect, who dropped the bag and continued his escape on foot.

Erie Police are investigating.

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