New Castle News


November 23, 2013

Man arrested in robberies

NEW CASTLE — A North Hill man has been accused of committing two of armed robberies Sunday.

New Castle police yesterday arrested Brian Keith Misner, 23, of 117 Park Ave. for a robbery that took place at the Tic-Toc Food Mart on Highland Avenue. Through further investigation, police discovered that Misner allegedly committed a second armed robbery as well, this one at the El Dorado Motel in Shenango Township.

A search warrant was executed on Misner’s residence, police said, and items were found there that linked Misner to the robberies.

New Castle police have charged him with robbery, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, firearms not to be carried, prohibited offensive weapons and terroristic threats.

Shenango Township police are expected to file charges against Misner for the motel robbery.

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