On Thursday 01 February 2018 at approximately 2336 hrs. Officers from Platoon B responded to the Turkey Hill store at 460 S. Duke St. for a report of a robbery that had just occurred.
The clerk at the store told dispatchers that an unknown white male brandished a knife, demanded cash and jumped over the counter. The suspect was given loot and fled the store on foot. The suspect was described as having blue eyes, wore a gray hooded sweatshirt and mask over his face.
Off. JD Williams and Off. Heckman checked the area of the 200 blk. S. Queen St. They located a male that matched the description. The male was identifed as the suspect and taken into custody.
The suspect was identified as David Becker M/35 400 blk. E. Grant St. Lancaster, PA.
Sgt. Jason Zahm filed a criminal complaint against Becker before MDJ Richardson. Becker was charged with (1) Count Robbery. Becker has not been arraigned as of the time of this release.
All persons accused of a crime are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.