York man indicted by federal grand jury for armed robbery, firearms offense

Ernesto Watkins (Mugshot from July 2018)

YORK COUNTY, Pa.– A York man was indicted by a federal grand jury for armed robbery and a firearms offense.

Ernesto Watkins, 21, was indicted yesterday on charges.

According to the United States Attorney David Freed, the indictment alleges that Watkins robbed a Turkey Hill Minit Market in downtown York on July 1.

The indictment alleges that Watkins brandished a Imez 9mm Makarov handgun during the robbery.

Now, Watkins is facing charges.

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