Ice cream truck hijacked at knifepoint in Reading

Police said a man hijacked a Mister Softee ice cream truck in Reading, held the driver at knifepoint and made away with $200.

ice cream truck mister softee The driver was not injured in the knifepoint robbery. Credit: Ezra Wolfe/Wikipedia


Police in Reading are looking for a man who allegedly hijacked a Mister Softee ice cream truck at knifepoint Friday afternoon, according to a report from WFMZ-TV.


Investigators said the suspect jumped into the ice cream truck, threatened the driver with a knife and made him travel to another area, where the thief allegedly took $200 in cash.


The man reportedly jumped out of the truck near the 1200 block of Greenwich Street and fled on foot, leaving the driver uninjured.

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