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3 arrested in connection with convenience store robbery in Lancaster County

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Chad Dishart (Left), Jared Knosp (Middle) and Kayla Mintz (Right)


EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WPMT)- Police have arrested three people accused of robbing a convenience store in Lancaster County.

Jared Lee Knosp, 23, of Lancaster, Chad Michael Dishart, 23, of Mountville and Kayla Anne Mintz, 22, of Mountville are each facing numerous charges in connection with robbing the Turkey Hill located at 1612 Lincoln Highway East in East Lampeter Township on Sept. 2.

Police caught Dishart and Mintz in the act of robbing the same Turkey Hill Store early Tuesday.  During interviews with police, Dishart and Mintz also admitted to robbing the Mountville Turkey Hill in West Hempfield Township on three separate occasions.

Investigators issued an arrest warrant for Knosp and took him  into custody on Sept. 10. Police said Knosp was not involved in the second attempted robbery at the Turkey Hill in East Lampeter Township.

Knosp is charged with robbery, criminal conspiracy to commit robbery and theft by unlawful taking. Dishart and Mintz are each charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, theft by unlawful taking, criminal attempt to commit robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Dishart and Mintz were taken to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.

Knosp is in Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $25,000.


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