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Another Downtown business robbery - but this time a suspect is taken into custody.
By Kathy Kolb
October 15, 2013
The Panda Chineese Restaurant, at West 4th and Rose Streets, was the scene of a robbery tonight at approximately 7:25 P.M. Williamsport Police responded quickly to the location, where a suspect had reportedly showed a knife, grabbed the store's cash register, then fled North. The burgler was reportedly a young black male. A suspect was taken into custody with about 30 mins, near the KiddlyWink Tavern on Cemetery Street.
While Williamsport Police confirmed they have someone custody, at this time they would not release any names or other information. NorthcentralPa.com will add more details to this story as they become available.
Update: Williamsport Bureau of Police have issued more details via a press release.The suspect has been identified as Kevin David Lund, from Williamsport. Police say Lund was questioned by detectives and made admissions to the Panda restatuart robbery as well as the recent Hobies Hoagies and Moon Mart convenience store robberies.
Lund was committed to the Lycoming County Prison on a probation violation and will be arraigned at a later date.