Man Locked Up after Armed Robbery in Luzerne County

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WEST HAZLETON -- Police believe they have the man responsible for a string of armed robberies in Luzerne County.

Sean Ortiz from West Hazleton was taken into custody Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say he held up the Pantry Quick Express with a knife on North Broad Street around 10:30 a.m.

According to police, it's the third time the place was hit in the past month.

Ortiz is locked up in Luzerne County.