New Oxford man arrested in Hanover strong armed robbery, two others sought


Jeffrey J. Dixon Jr.

Police have arrested one man and are looking for two others in connection with a strong armed robbery that occurred at a motel in Hanover on Jan. 8.

Jeffrey J. Dixon Jr., 25, is charged with robbery, criminal conspiracy, simple assault, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

According to police reports, Dixon and two other men assaulted and robbed 23-year-old Ryan Palmer at a motel located along the 900 block of Carlisle Street in Hanover.

Police said Palmer was hiding out at the motel after robbing a bank in Littlestown on Jan. 7.

After meetingĀ  at the motel, Dixon and the other men beat Palmer and took the stolen bank money.

Dixon was arrested on Saturday at his home and taken to York County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail.

Police continue to search for the other attackers.

The money taken during the robbery has not been recovered, police said.

Anyone with information on the other two suspects is asked to contact authorities at 717-637-5575.

The investigation continues.