TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Greensburg man gets prison term for robbery

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

A Greensburg man accused of robbing a convenience store manager who was making a bank deposit in Hempfield was sentenced Monday to serve three to six years in a state prison.

Heath Aubrey Phillips, 25, pleaded guilty before Judge Debra Pezze to charges of conspiracy and robbery. He was ordered to serve a two-year probation term consecutive to incarceration and pay $5,296 in restitution.

The robbery occurred on Oct. 4, 2010, outside the 1st National Bank Stone Bank branch office in Hempfield. Phillips and co-conspirator Jesse Nathaniel Sharp, 23, of Greensburg sprayed the manager with Mace and struck her before fleeing with $5,296, according to police. The pair wore masks during the robbery that was captured on surveillance cameras, police said.

Sharp pleaded guilty in October to robbery and conspiracy and was sentenced to serve 2 12 to five years in a state prison.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. Hempfield man dies in single-vehicle accident
  2. 2 Hempfield Area students charged with sexting
  3. Murrysville woman apologizes for scholarship fund theft
  4. Seton Hill student tells how Pa. Gov. Wolf’s tax plan will hurt her
  5. Donors’ generosity allows Clairview School girls to get fancy for prom
  6. Jeannette’s Monsour Medical Center demolition costs might go down
  7. Jeannette police say 5 people caught trespassing on grounds
  8. Police seek public help with East Huntingdon store thefts
  9. $3.5M glass sculpture’s story begins, ends in rural community of Dunbar
  10. Hempfield bicyclist who brought rock, knives into court office charged
  11. Electrical malfunction blamed for April 17 fire that destroyed home in Mt. Pleasant Township