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Attempted Robbery Suspect Arrested

Posted on: 10:08 pm, October 31, 2013, by , updated on: 10:43pm, October 31, 2013

WILKES-BARRE — Police in Wilkes-Barre said they’ve arrested a man in connection with a failed robbery attempt.

Officers arrested Scott Kosek of Wilkes-Barre Thursday.

Authorities said someone tried to rob Peter’s Deli along North Main Street on October 25.

Officers said, instead of handing over money and cigarettes to a man with a knife, an employee grabbed a metal baseball bat and chased the robber away.

Wilkes-Barre police believe Kosek is the robber.

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