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Suspect Wanted for Attempted Armed Robbery

HAZLETON — Police are looking for a man they believe was involved in the attempted armed robbery of men delivering newspapers in Hazleton last month.

Hazleton police said Roberto Lora-Pena and three other men tried to rob two men delivering newspapers around 3 a.m. on September 15. It happened in the area of 1st Street and Carson Street.

Investigators said one of the robbers was armed with a gun and should be considered dangerous.


  • El Ma

    What the ………???? Someone would actually attempt to rob men delivering newspapers?!?!?! Does the alleged robber know that these people never, ever, EVER carry money, anymore? What an idiot. Send this moron right back to where he came from……..

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