Ephrata man threatened at gunpoint for scooter, police find BB pistol

EPHRATA, Pa. (WHTM)- A man told police he was threatened by another man at gunpoint who was trying to take his electric powered scooter.

The victim, a 29-year-old male from Ephrata reported he was robbed in the area of the basketball court at 39 E. Queen St Saturday night.

According to police, they found the suspect 18-year-old Jason Diirner with a BB pistol that looked like a real handgun.

Diirner was taken into custody and charged with Robbery.

He was transported to Lancaster County Prison pending arraignment.

BB gun found on Diirner by authorities.
Courtesy of Ephrata Police department.

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