East Liberty man arrested in smoke shop robbery

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An East Liberty man was arrested today in an early July smoke shop robbery.

Derrick D. Duke, 18, was arrested on two felony counts of robbery and a felony conspiracy charge at his home by the Western Pennsylvania Marshals Task Force.

Pittsburgh police had responded to a call just after 9 a.m. July 1 regarding a robbery at the William Penn Smoke Shop, 132 N. Highland Ave. The East Liberty shop was robbed by two men armed with a gun and a Taser, who exited the store with an unspecified amount of money, police said at the time.

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Lexi Belculfine: lbelculfine@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1878. Twitter: @LexiBelc. First Published July 20, 2013 1:45 AM


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