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Second Suspect Arrested In Armed Robbery Of Popular Main Line Restaurant

(John Leroy Moore, Jr.  Credit: Lower Merion Twp. Police)

(John Leroy Moore, Jr. Credit: Lower Merion Twp. Police)

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By Brad Segall

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (CBS) — A second man is behind bars in Montgomery County in connection with a July armed robbery that terrorized employees and customers at a popular Main Line restaurant.

Bail has been set at $50,000 cash for 34-year-old John Moore Junior of the 5600 block of Nelson Street in Philadelphia.

Lower Merion police say Moore is one of four men involved in the armed holdup of Hymie’s Restaurant on Montgomery Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. on July 14th. (Read related story)

Police say the customers and employees were ordered to lie down on the floor and were told to give up their cell phones and wallets. A manager was ordered to open the cash register at gunpoint. The suspects then ran out a back door and fled the area.

Michael Schaefer of Philadelphia has already been ordered held for trial on charges that include felony robbery and conspiracy. (Read related story)

Police have surveillance of the incident, but the thieves hid their faces with bandanas and ski masks.

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