UPDATE: Robbery at Motel 6

On 11.17.19 there was a robbery at the Motel 6 located at 125 Arsenal Rd. in Manchester Township.  A similar style robbery occurred at a gas station on 11.15.19 in Lower Allen Township Cumberland County.

Through crime tips two suspects were identified Joshua Lee Brown and Lakrissta Vines.  Joshua Lee Brown is 24 year old resident of Harrisburg, PA.  Lakrissta Vines is a 21 year old resident of Harrisburg, PA.

Joshua Lee Brown is charged with Robbery, Simple Assault, Theft By Unlawful Taking and Receiving Stolen Property.  He is not in custody and has an active warrant for his arrest out of this agency.   

Lakrissta Vines is currently in the Cumberland County Prison on charges of Robbery, Theft By Unlawful Taking and Receiving Stolen Property. 

If you have any information pertaining to the whereabouts of Joshua Lee Brown you are asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department at 717.292.3647, 717.467.TELL(8355), or tips@nycrpd.org.  You can remain anonymous when leaving a crime tip.

Previously posted:

On 11.17.19 at 2:33 AM the Northern York County Regional Police Department investigated a robbery at the Motel 6.  The Motel 6 is located at 125 Arsenal Rd. in Manchester Township.

The night clerk advised that a female came to the front desk and asked for change for a dollar bill.  The clerk reported when she opened the cash register an unknown male jumped over the counter and struck her in the head.  No weapons were used during this robbery.  The clerk had no idea where the unknown male had been lurking prior to jumping over the counter.

The male suspect removed cash from the register.  The male and female fled the motel together.  It is unknown if they fled on foot or in a vehicle when leaving the area.

The clerk suffered a lump to her forehead from the blow delivered by the robber.  The clerk did not seek medical attention.

Video surveillance and/or photos are not available at this time.  The female suspect description is a shorter black female with a scarf on her head.  The male suspect was described as a thin black male wearing a black hoodie and a covering over his face.

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