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Armed Robber Arrested in Conewago Twp Hold-up

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Written by: Lt. David Lash
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On 07.09.2014 at 0442 hours the Northern York County Regional Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Rutter’s Farm Store located at 5305 Susquehanna Trail in Conewago Township.

Investigation found that a white male had entered the store and brandished a knife.  The male was to be wearing a white sweatshirt, blue jeans and was to be a former employee of the store.

No one was injured during the robbery and the robber was able to escape on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Store employees positively identified the robber as former employee Gage Cathcart age 19 of the 200 block of High Street in Manchester.

Northern York County Regional Police Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Gage Nicholas Cathcart.  On 07.12.2014 Cathcart was located in a motel along the Rt30 corridor.  He was taken into custody without incident.  Clothing worn during the robbery, as well as, the knife were recovered from the motel room.

Cathcart was taken to Central Booking for arraignment on the following charges;

  • Robbery
  • Theft by Unlawful Taking
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Simple Assault
  • Recklessly Endangering Another Person

The investigation into this incident continues.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department at 717.292.3647 or use the crime tip reporting portion of this website.

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