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Manheim home invasion suspect in custody, second suspect still wanted by police

A Manheim Township couple was violently victimized by two armed men who broke into their home in the middle of the night July 5 and now police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the suspects, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office.

Police were able to identify the suspects as 30-year-old Nathan Weeple (left), of Elizabethtown, and 50-year-old Mark Donohue (right), of Mount Joy, using social media photos and surveillance video taken from the scene of the crime.

Police have a man in custody in connection to a violent home invasion in Manheim on July 5.

According to the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office, 50-year-old Mark Donohue turned himself in to a parole officer Tuesday night.

Donohue, of Mount Joy, and Nathan Weeple, of Elizabethtown, were both charged with numerous offenses, including felony robbery, burglary and aggravated assault regarding the late-night home-invasion at an apartment in the 100 block of N. Main Street, Manheim.

The couple living in the apartment was threatened at gunpoint and one was struck with a baseball bat.

Both Donohue and Weeple, 30, have prior convictions that prevent them from legally possessing firearms, according to the DA's Office.

Police are still searching for Weeple. Anyone with information on him is asked to contact Manheim Borough police Detective Jeffrey Kiesel at 717-665-2481, or submit tips via CrimeWatch or a related Facebook post.

On the night of the invasion, the occupants in the apartment reported two intruders entered their residence by breaking a window.

According to the DA's Office, Weeple was wearing an "Anonymous/Guy Fawkes" mask, which came off during a physical confrontation in the apartment.

The victims recognized Weeple, and police recovered the mask.

Weeple allegedly struck the man in the head with a baseball bat, injuring him to the point where he had to be hospitalized and get stitches, according to the DA's Office.

Donohue used a gun during the robbery, pointing it at the woman in the apartment and directing her to give him the contents of two safes in the home.

Two rifles and about $10,000 was taken during the robbery.

The DA's Office says Donohue was identified by the victims from photos he had posted on Facebook. Surveillance video also captured a vehicle used in the robbery, which investigators determined was registered to Donohue.

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