• Man accused of robbing 2 Fayette County homes in 6-hour span


    REPUBLIC, Pa. - Police are looking for a man accused of robbing two homes Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in Fayette County.

    In both incidents, the residents were home when Obataiye Karee Scott Jr., of Republic, broke in, police said.

    Investigators said the homeowners in the first burglary saw Scott fleeing through the kitchen door of their Johnson Street home.

    According to police, within six hours he made his way to the second home on Rollie Street, where he threatened to shoot the awakened homeowners before fleeing the scene.

    Authorities said Scott got away with gaming consoles, video games, money, jewelry and an SKS type rifle.

    Anyone with information on Scott’s whereabouts is asked to contact police.

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