Lancaster woman arrested for 2 grocery store robberies

(Surveillance photos submitted by Manheim Township Police Department)

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Police have arrested a woman suspected of two armed robberies at a Weis Markets store in Lancaster Township this week.

Kathleen E Moore, 48, of Lancaster, was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of robbery. She was placed in Lancaster County Prison on $500,000 bail.

Moore is accused of robberies Sunday and Tuesday at the store in the 1200 block of Millersville Pike. In both incidents, police said a woman made a small purchase in the checkout lane and raised her shirt to show the clerk that she was carrying a gun.

Police released surveillance photos from both incidents. They said they received several anonymous tips identifying Moore as the woman in the photos.

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