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UPDATED 1/17/20.  Timothy D. Jenkins, age 52, of Columbia, PA has been arrested and charged with one count of robbery, two counts of simple assault, one count of terroristic threats, and one count of tampering with evidence.  He is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

UPDATED 01-08-2020 with additional photographs from the robbery at the Turkey Hill in West Hempfield Twp. as well as clothing description from their incident.

     On 01-05-2020 at approx. 0254 hrs. the Columbia Borough Police were called to the Turkey Hill at 342 Chestnut St. for a robbery that just occurred. Police were advised that a black male, approx. 5'7", wearing a blue and black plaid styled jacket, gray sweat pants, black shoes/sneakers and a wig entered the store and stole items. The male did have a knife and struck the clerk, knocking her to the floor. The male then fled on foot towards the area of 4th and Chestnut St.

     If anyone has any information on the above incident they are asked to contact the Columbia Borough Police at 717-684-7735 or submit a tip below. If any residents in the 100 blk. and 200 blk. of N. 4th St. have cameras outside we ask if you could review any footage close to the time of the incident to see if the suspect was in the area. If we receive better photographs of the suspect we will update this post.

     The same suspect was involved in a robbery of the Turkey Hill at Prospect Rd. and Rt. 462 at approx. 0336 hrs. in West Hempfield Twp. Photographs from this incident show the male changed clothing and was wearing  brown jacked, blue shirt, dark pants and a camouflage hat.

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Reference ID: 
CB-20-00097

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