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Morning Buzz: Police arrest Harrisburg man in robbery attempt

Lancaster City Police arrested a Harrisburg man shortly after midnight this morning in relation to an attempted robbery.
Lancaster City Police arrested a Harrisburg man shortly after midnight this morning in relation to an attempted robbery.
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Lancaster City Police arrested 22 year old Lequan Baylor of Harrisburg early this morning in relation to a robbery committed shortly after midnight in the 700 block of North Lime Street. Baylor and two other men approached a man getting out of his vehicle, asked for his phone then the followed him to his house and asked – at gunpoint – for the keys to his car. The man refused and the trio left. Officers responded, tracked the three men and apprehended them. Police found a .40 caliber Glock pistol in the area where the three men were apprehended. The investigation found that Baylor acted alone in the robbery. He was charged with Robbery (F-1), Firearms Not to be Carried Without a License (F-3), and Persons Not to Possess a Firearm (F-2) before Magisterial District Judge Jimenez. The other two were released without any charges.

Enjoy a Pop Up Yoga session at Commonwealth on Queen, 301 North Queen, this morning. Pop in for a great morning workout at 7 a.m. Tellus360, 24 E King Street, offers yoga class on the roof at 6 p.m. The West End Yoga, 221 West Walnut Street, holds classes throughout the week as well.

The Lancaster Barnstormers came alive last night. Back home here the Barnstormers roasted the Long Island Ducks, 11-3. The two play again this evening at 7 p.m. in the second night of a three game series. Last night’s win keeps them in third place in the League, with a season record of 19-13.

The Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club meets Wednesday. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.

Zoetropolis is showing “Le Weekend” this evening. The film follows a long married couple on vacation in Paris with hopes of finding their romance again, or deciding to cut their losses. Tonight’s showing is 6:30 p.m. The cost is $6-$8. The theater is located at 315 West James Street.

The Women’s Infants and Children Program (WIC) has been in Lancaster County now for 40 years and is celebrating. On Wednesday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. families are invited to the Community Action Program (CAP) building at 601 South Queen Street for a celebration. Steven Courtney will provide music and entertainment. There will be healthy cooking demonstrations, garden projects and face painting. Lancaster Barnstormer’s Cylo will even be stopping by then. The event is free and open to the public.

Tickets are still available for the 20 June performance of Scott Stapp, the voice of Creed. He will be performing at the Chameleon Club. Tickets are $20 in advance.

Reserve your spot at this week’s Pop Up Dinner Party. Roaring Brook Market & Café will hold a “When life hands you lemons … make lemonade” Pop Up Dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, 31 May. Enjoy Lavender Lemonade and locally grown organic purple and green asparagus, as well as pan-roasted organic chicken thighs. Finish off your meal with lemon butter cake. Call 717-208-7280 to make your reservation! The cost is $30 if paid ahead of time or $35 if paid at the door. Roaring Brook Market is located at 155 East King Street.

The East Side Market is accepting Friends. Volunteer opportunities are currently available. If you are interested, contact Cheryl at c.alvarez510@gmail.com.

This week is Hurricane Preparedness Week. For information on how you can prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters, go to www.ready.gov.

The City is full of things to do and see and therefore the events above listed are by no means a comprehensive list. Subscribe to receive updates on events and happenings that keep Lancaster City Buzz-ing!