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KINGSTON -- Police are investigating a robbery at U.S. Gas on Market Street late Wednesday night.


Police Chief Keith Keiper said a white male, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, entered the business at about 11:33 p.m. and demanded money from a clerk. The suspect told the clerk he would be shot if he didn't surrender any cash.


The suspect, wearing light blue jeans, a brown jacket and a white and black bandanna across his face, was last seen running behind the building.


PLYMOUTH – Police investigating an incident at the Sunoco Quick N' EZ Stop on East Main Street on Thursday captured a fugitive wanted on robbery charges in Nanticoke.


Joshua Ruchinski, 22, of Second Street, Plymouth, was caught after a foot chase, police said.


Ruchinski was wanted by Nanticoke police on charges he robbed and assaulted two people in a house on West Noble Street on Sept. 19, according to arrest records.


Ruchinski was arraigned Thursday on six counts of robbery, two counts of simple assault and a single count of theft. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $30,000 bail.


BUTLER TWP. – Township police reported the following:


• Police said they are investigating a burglary at a house that was ransacked in the 200 block of Freedom Road.


• Police are seeking information about a motorcycle pursuit that began with a violation on East Butler Drive near Allen Lane on Oct. 2. The operator of the motorcycle illegally passed a vehicle and drove away at speeds in excess of 120 mph on South Main Road.


Police believe the operator entered Rice Township and north on Interstate 81. The motorcycle had a distinctive greenish headlight.


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