Armed robbery suspect arrested after running out of gas

Police arrested a man suspected in an armed robbery Wednesday morning at a Pittsburgh drugstore after his car ran out of gas, according to authorities.

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Investigators said Anthony Scoleri was armed when he walked into the Rite Aid on Morningside Avenue around 8 a.m.

Scoleri, of McKeesport, took money and drove off -- but he didn’t get far. His car ran out of gas before he made it out of the parking lot, authorities said.

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Police arrested Scoleri after he tried to run from the vehicle. His car was later towed.

As police processed the scene, officers could be seen taking cash, a gun, cigarettes and a cellphone from the car.

No one was injured in the robbery.

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