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Police: 2 arrested for robbing man, 19, at knifepoint

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GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

State police made two arrests after a robbery victim had a knife held to his throat in Grantville, Dauphin County.

According to authorities, 25-year-old Joshua Walker of Jonestown and 27-year-old Dustin Miller of Pine Grove were taken into custody after allegedly robbing a young man at knifepoint.

The 19-year-old Harrisburg victim rode his motorcycle into the Grantville Holiday Inn parking lot in the 600 block of Station Road just before midnight on June 28.

Two men, later identified as Walker and Miller, approached the victim and struck up conversation about motorcycles. Walker then put a knife to the victim's throat and told him to give him the keys to the motorcycle, said police.

The victim told Walker and Miller that he would get money out of the ATM in exchange for his keys. He then took money out of a nearby Exxon station ATM and gave the money to Walker who, along with Miller, fled the scene.

Officials said two other men were threatened by Walker with the knife while in the Holiday Inn parking lot.

Miller was arrested at the inn, and Walker was taken into custody at his home in Jonestown with heroin on his person.

Walker was charged with robbery, theft, attempted robbery of a motor vehicle, simple assault, false imprisonment and terroristic threats. Miller was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and theft.

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