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Restaurant Customers Helped Detain Alleged Crook

SCRANTON — A man is charged with allegedly trying to rob restaurant in Lackawanna County.  

Police said 24 year-old Jean Hernandez of Dickson City is charged with holding up Taquaria Oaxaca Restaurant on Cedar Avenue in Scranton. 

Officials said he had a gun, and it happened just after 6 p.m. Friday.

According to police, people eating inside at the time grabbed Hernandez, and held him down until police came.

Jean Hernandez, was locked up Saturday morning in Lackawanna County.


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