Police investigating armed pizza shop robbery

Police are searching for a suspect who attempted to rob a Mount Oliver business Friday night.
Police said the robbery was reported around 10 p.m. at Vocelli Pizza on Brownsville Road.

According to WPXI, the robber was described as a short, black woman who was armed with what appeared to be a black handgun.  The weapon was later determined to be fake.
The suspect demanded money from the register.  After she received the money, the suspect attempted to run away.  The store manager ran outside and tackled her to the ground, reports WPXI.

Police said the suspect dropped the fake weapon and ran away.
No arrests have been made in the investigation.
Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect are asked to contact police.

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