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Man accused of car theft arrested

On March 16, Nathanial Bruce allegedly grabbed a woman's arm inside a Palmyra store, forcibly taking her car keys and driving away in her car.
Credit: Palmyra Borough Police Department

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. — Update, March 19: Police say a man wanted for allegedly stealing a vehicle, turned himself in for unrelated charges in Dauphin County.

After his arraignment in Dauphin County, Nathanial Bruce was extradited to Lebanon County.

He is in Lebanon County Correctional Facility.

Previous: Police are searching for a man accused of stealing a woman's car keys and vehicle. 

On March 16, the Palmyra Borough Police Department was dispatched to Jubilee Ministries on 232 West Main Street in Palmyra for a reported robbery and motor vehicle theft. 

At the scene, police determined that Nathanial Bruce, who was wearing a white T-shirt, black pants, black Nike flip-flops, a black backpack and glasses at the time of the robbery, grabbed the keys of the victim's car from her hand. Bruce reportedly grabbed the victim by her arm to do this. 


Bruce then entered the victim's car, a silver in color Honda Accord, displaying Pennsylvania registration JKR 7904. 

He then drove the stolen car out of the parking lot and headed westbound on State Route 0422. The car, a 2001 Honda Accord, has faded Penn State University bumper stickers. 

If anyone recognizes the individual in the attached pictures or the car, they are asked to contact the Palmyra Borough Police Department at 717-838-8189. Anyone with information can also leave a tip on CRIMEWATCH using the "Submit a Tip" button. 

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