WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – Police say a man looking for cash to replenish his crack supply threatened store clerks with a sharpened barbecue fork and a large kitchen knife during a string of robberies in Pennsylvania.
Timothy Burns was charged Monday with robbery, resisting arrest and aggravated assault on a police officer in connection with a pair of heists in Wilkes-Barre.READ MORE: Lawrenceville Community Groups Hosts Virtual Meeting On Proposed Amazon Facility
The Citizens’ Voice reports that police say the 31-year-old is also a suspect in three other robberies.
Burns is jailed on $100,000 bail pending a June 25 preliminary hearing. Online court records don’t list a lawyer to comment on the charges.READ MORE: 3 Injured After Shooting In Parking Lot Of Clearview Mall
One of the clerks says the man banged a barbecue fork on the counter, lunged at him and demanded money.
The clerk says the man bragged he’d never be caught.Cleveland Browns' Malkin McDowell Arrested On Charges Of Beating Police Officer, Public Exposure
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