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Tuesday Dec 16 | via ABC 27
Police are investigating an incident where a man was robbed at gunpoint after he withdrew money from an ATM in Mechanicsburg. Borough police said the victim was walking away from a cash machine in the first block of South Market Street when the robber approached him from behind and struck him, then pulled a gun and demanded money Saturday at around 7 a.m. The robber was described as a white male, approximately 5'5" to 5'6" tall, with a skinny face. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via ABC 27
Two Mechanicsburg men have been sentenced to life in prison in the fatal shooting of a gas station clerk two years ago. Shante Rice and Tyler Bradshaw, both 21, were sentenced Tuesday in Cumberland County court, where in September they were found guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of 55-year-old Linda Ness. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via PennLive.com
But the two Mechanicsburg men convicted of killing her had many choices along the way, Cumberland County First Assistant District Attorney Jaime Keating told the court on Tuesday. Shante B. Rice could have chosen not to burglarize a home and steal a gun, he said. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via WPMT-TV York
The Mechanicsburg Police Department was dispatched to the area of the first block of North Railroad Avenue Tuesday night for an armed robbery that had just occurred. Police say the victim had gotten into their vehicle, when they were approached by an unknown individual who pointed a firearm at them and told the victim to give him anything he had. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via ABC 27
The victim reported that they went to their vehicle in the first block of North Railroad Avenue around 11:30 p.m. when the unknown robber pointed a gun at them and demanded everything they had, police said in a news release. The victim was able to flee and the robber was last seen running westbound in the first block of West Strawberry Avenue. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via PennLive.com
Borough police said they were dispatched at 11:32 p.m. to the first block of North Railroad Avenue to investigate the robbery. A victim was found at the scene and told police a masked man approached him. Comment?
Saturday Nov 29 | via ABC 27
For one night every year kids from First United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg sleep outside on the ground in cardboard boxes they make from scratch. "Stay in your box and make sure you have a flap so the wind doesn't get in it," said Lindsay Aldrman. Comment?
Nov 17, 2014 | via WPMT-TV York
"I am going to read the lineup that is going in the van," said an undercover agent with the MSCU as he prepared his agents to raid the home of a drug-dealer. The agents suited up with face masks, bullet proof vests and guns as they passed around a picture of the suspect. Comment?
Aug 17, 2012 | via ABC 27
A New Cumberland man has been arrested for the robbery of a Mechanicsburg convenience store and the attempted robbery of a second store the same night. Matthew William Cawthern, 23, allegedly robbed the Sun Up Market in the 100 block of N. Walnut Street on Nov. 12, according to borough police. Comment?
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