Robber Charged in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT -- A man in Lycoming County faces a slew of robbery charges, including holding up two business over the weekend.

On Sunday, Williamsport police charged Jess Keck, 28, of Wellsboro for the armed robbery at the Smoker's Outlet on East Third Street earlier that day.

Investigators said Keck, who stole money and lottery tickets, was spotted shortly after the robbery in possession of the items.

Police believe Keck is responsible for robbing the Uni-Mart in the Newberry section of the city last Friday.


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