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Men, sisters charged with breaking into station

JIM THORPE, Pa. - Four people have been charged with breaking into a train station in Carbon County.

Police say Andrew Gilchrist, 30, of Norristown and Neil Young, 39, of Plymouth have been charged, along with sisters Rachael Thompson, 23 and Stephanie Thompson, 27, both of Royersford.

Investigators say the suspects broke into the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway/Reading Northern Railroad ticket both in the early morning hours of Friday, November 29, 2013.

Gilchrist is facing nine felony charges, including burglary, conspiracy, retaliation against a witness and damage to railroad property. He's in prison on $75,000 bail.

Young also faces charges of burglary and conspiracy. He's in jail on $5,000 bail.

The Thompson sisters are charged with receiving stolen property. They are both free on $25,000 unsecured bail.


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