Domino’s Pizza in
Royersford Borough was allegedly robbed at gunpoint Monday morning by a former employee who was tackled
by one of his alleged victims, according to Royersford Borough Police.
Christopher Pecci, 22, of Spring City, allegedly entered the location at Walnut Street and Lewis Road wearing a hoodie and a hockey mask while armed with a gun and a hypodermic needle, according to police.
According to police, Domino’s employees said that they believed they recognized the alleged robber as a former employee.
Pecci was given an unidentified amount of cash, and then left through the back door, according to police.
An employee gave chase and tackled Pecci, causing him to lose his mask; it was confirmed that he was a former employee of the business, police said.
Pecci continued to run from the scene, and was apprehended at his home on New Street in Spring City by Spring City Police Officer Bryan Kane a short time later, according to police.
Pecci is currently held on $25,000 bail; the gun was allegedly uncovered and identified as a BB Gun, police said.
Limerick and Upper Providence township police departments assisted Royersford Borough Police during the incident.