Waffle House attempted robbery

Police are asking for help in identifying this man who walked into the East Lampeter Waffle House on Jan. 2, 2020 and pointed a gun at employees in an attempted robbery. 

A 17-year-old is being charged as an adult after he pointed a gun at Waffle House employees during an attempted robbery on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2020, said East Lampeter Township police. 

Anthony Orsi, of Lancaster, was identified and charged with a felony count of robbery and a misdemeanor count of simple assault, police said. 

Orsi entered the Waffle House, located at 2499 Lincoln Highway East, at 12:04 a.m. on Jan. 2 and pointed a gun at an employee, police said. When the employee screamed, Orsi fled on foot. 

Despite Orsi's age, he is being charged as an adult due to a firearm being displayed, police said. 

Orsi was arrested at his home on Friday, Jan. 10, police said. He was committed to Lancaster County Prison on $100,000 bail. 

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