HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Kyle Jaden Morales, age 21, of Harrisburg has been sentenced to 230 months’ imprisonment following his conviction for robberies of businesses engaged in interstate commerce (Hobbs Act robbery), bank robbery and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Morales previously pleaded guilty to these offenses, which involved Morales’ robberies of McDonald’s restaurants, Sheetz convenience stores and United Bank in March 2022 during a 12-day crime spree in Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. As part of these robberies, Morales pointed a handgun at employees and took money by means of actual and threatened force, violence and fear of injury. Morales was also ordered to pay $5,094 in restitution to the McDonald’s Corporation, Sheetz, Inc. and United Bank, to pay a special assessment of $400 and to serve five years of supervised release after he completes his prison sentence.