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New Cumberland man robs group of teens at gunpoint in Lower Allen Township, police say

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Terron Doswell

LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa.–An 18-year-old man has been arrested for robbing a group of teens at gunpoint in Cumberland County early Thursday morning.

Terron Doswell, of New Cumberland is charged with robbery, unlawful restraint, terroristic threats, firearms not to be carried without a license and possession of a firearm with manufacturer number altered.

Officers were dispatched to a home along Kelton Road in Lower Allen Township around 12:32 a.m. after a resident texted their friend saying that someone was at their house with a gun and to call police.

Four teens were at the home when officers arrived and immediately pointed out Doswell as the suspect. According to police reports, Doswell went to the home looking for a safe that he believed was stolen by the teens. Doswell allegedly threatened to shoot them all and stole their money. Officers recovered a gun at the scene–which had the serial number obliterated.

The money which was stolen has been recovered and returned.

Doswell was  arraigned Thursday and taken to Cumberland County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for December 21.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Lower Allen Township Police at 717-238-9676. Or, you may contact Cumberland County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-628-8477, or by email at

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