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Suspect arrested in armed holdup of Shrewsbury store

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SHREWSBURY, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police have arrested a suspect in the armed robbery of a southern York County tobacco shop.

Dwayne Allen Holthaus, 28, of Railroad, is accused of waiving a large knife while demanding potpourri and money Saturday evening at Planet RYO, at 12 Constitution Avenue in Shrewsbury, according to Southern Regional police.

Holthaus was charged with robbery, simple assault, terroristic threats, theft, receiving stolen property, reckless endangerment, and criminal mischief. He was sent to York County on $100,000 bail.

Police said Holthaus was found hiding inside his mobile home on Snyder Road when they executed a search warrant. Evidence of the crime was found inside the home, police said.

Charges are pending against another person for hindering apprehension or prosecution, police said.

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