TOP HEADLINES (BERKS, LANCASTER) 01/11


>>PetSmart Warehouse In Berks County Hiring

(Bethel Township, PA) -- Those looking for a job in Berks County are being encouraged to look towards PetSmart. The company announced on Friday that it is looking to hire about 80 people for full-and-part-time jobs at the distribution center in Bethel Township. Officials say different positions are available for morning, evening and weekend shifts. Anyone who is interested is being told to fill out an application on the company's website.

>>Police Investigating Shooting In Reading

(Reading, PA) -- Reading Police are investigating a shooting that injured one man in the city. The shooting happened last night in the area of North 10th and Robeson streets. Police say one man was taken to the hospital for gunshot wounds, but his condition is unknown. Anyone with any information on the shooting is being asked to contact the Reading Police Department.

>>Man Arrested In Ephrata Township For Threatening Victims With Knives

(Ephrata Township, PA) -- A Lancaster County man is behind bars for allegedly threatening two victims with knives. The incident happened at a home in the one-hundred block of Parkview Heights Road yesterday. Police say the suspect threatened two females inside the home with knives and refused to let them leave the property. After police arrested the man, they found over 400 grams of marijuana and packaging materials that were used to process and distribute marijuana. The man is being charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, simple assault and unlawful restraint.

>>One Man In Critical Condition After Lancaster County Motorcycle Wreck

(Salisbury Township, PA) -- A man is recovering at the hospital in critical condition after a motorcycle accident in Lancaster County. The wreck happened yesterday on the 71-hundred-block of Route 322 in Salisbury Township. The injured man was airlifted to the hospital. State Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

>>Cumru Township Police Looking For Two Suspects Involved In Robbery

(Cumru Township, PA) -- Cumru Township Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed an elderly person's apartment. The robbery incident occurred last Tuesday at the County Inn Motel in the 300-block of East Wyomissing Avenue. Police released surveillance pictures of the two suspects yesterday. They say the two men broke into the apartment and forced the victim to stay on a couch while they stole cash from the residence. Anyone with any information about the robbery is being asked to contact Crime Alert Berks County, and there is a ten-thousand-dollar reward being offered for any tips that lead to an arrest.


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