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WILKES-BARRE —Police reported the following:


• Two female juveniles were cited Saturday after one of them fled Boscov’s with items stolen from the store. The juveniles led store loss prevention personnel on a foot chase at approximately 2:30 p.m. One of the juveniles was cited for retail theft. The other juvenile was cited for harassment after she struck a loss prevention officer during the chase.


• Shannon Bonilla was arrested Saturday after Home Depot loss prevention personnel detained her as she and another man attempted to leave the store with copper radiator valves in her hand bag at approximately 1:20 p.m. The man fled, but Bonilla was held for police. She had drug paraphernalia, including a spoon, a hypodermic needle and two crack cocaine pipes. Police took her to headquarters and she was later released. Charges will be filed against her.


• A Glen Lyon man said he was robbed and assaulted Saturday on North Hancock Street. The man, who was not identified by police, did not require medical assistance and did not want police to investigate. He said stayed over at a friend’s on Gildersleeve Street and took a walk to Coal Street. The man said two men got out of green GMC pickup truck that was driven by a woman. The men accused him of owing them money, he said. He ran and they chased him, catching him on North Hancock Street around 9:55 a.m. where they knocked him to the ground and kicked him, he said. One of the suspects, a black man wearing a green shirt, took the man’s shoes and $8 from the man’s pocket. The suspects were not located in the are. The investigation is continuing.


• Steven Franklin of Scott Street was arrested Friday after police saw him fail to stop his motorcycle at several stop signs while they were following him. He eventually pulled to the curb on George Avenue at 9:12 a.m. Police detected an odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath and asked him for his driver’s license. He said that it was suspended for driving under the influence from two years ago. A records’ check indicated that the motorcycle’s registration expired in March 2013. He was taken into custody and transported to the Luzerne County DUI Center where he was charged.

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