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1 Shot in Weekend Five Points Robbery, 2 Under Arrest

A man was hit with multiple shotgun blasts in Levittown early Saturday. The two suspects then fled the scene and tried to run.

Two young Bristol Township men were arrested after a foot pursuit following a robbery that left a man shot early Saturday morning.

Aaron Day, 20, of Fleetwing Drive, and Jacob Pemberton, 18, of Pacific Avenue, were taken into custody and charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery, aggravated assault, theft, fleeing and eluding police other related offenses.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, the robbery incident started in front of the J and R Check Cashing and Pawn Shop at Five Points and ended with a large amount of blood and “human tissue” behind the New Falls Road Acme store in the Levittown section of Bristol Township.

Pemberton told police he and Day talked about “getting some money” leading up the robbery and shooting. He specified to police that the term referred to robbing someone or stealing. The duo took Pemberton’s mother’s PT Cruiser and drove around for a half hour before spotting the victim near the Getty Gas station at Five Points, according to court documents.

Pemberton and Day, with a shotgun concealed down his right pant leg, reversed the PT Cruiser into a parking spot behind the Acme and approached the victim, the men said to police.

The two young men told police they approached the victim and demanded money just after 4:20 a.m. The victim said the suspects asked him “where is the weed?” and then Day requested his money. The man put up a fight and Pemberton and Day wrestled and fought with the man before Pemberton shot the victim, according to a affidavit of probable cause.

Realizing he was hit by two shotgun blasts, the victim began screaming and running toward the parking lot of the Acme. He told police he heard the suspect yelling they had to flee. Shortly after, he saw the silver PT Cruiser drive out of the supermarket parking lot with no headlights on, court records show.

Pemberton told police the spent shotgun shells were thrown out the passenger side window of the getaway vehicle and a black bag taken from the victim was also tossed, court records show.

Police spotted the suspect vehicle on Emilie Road. They stated the car then used Woerner Avenue to access New Falls Road and the Indian Creek section. Pursuing police Officer John Terman reported the PT Cruiser sped up and attempted to flee on Indigo Road.

In their attempt to flee, Day and Pemberton pulled onto a trail at the PECO power line property, where the PT Cruiser became stuck in the mud. The two ditched the vehicle and fled on foot, according to the affidavit. Police said Pemberton was taken into custody on Ice Pond Road and Day got away until police caught up with him later in the day.

Responding officers reported finding a sawed off double barrel shotgun loaded with two rounds in the vehicle.

The victim was taken to St. Mary Medical Center in Middletown and underwent surgery to his left bicep and upper arm. Many shotgun pellets and wadding was removed from his arm, police said. The victim told authorities from his bed in the intensive care unit the gun was fired from about 8 feet away.

The two suspects were arraigned and are being held in county jail on $500,000 bail, according to court dockets.

Cassius January 16, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Concerned citizen u dont know shit u seem like a nosey neighbor mind your business there's crime everywhere no matter what its America assholes Meg isn't a druggist nor have she ever been incarcerated keep looking out your window and u should also stay in your lane and yes I've done time....and i have a bachlors degree
Disgusted Neighbor January 16, 2013 at 05:56 PM
Cassius, you can't even spell Bachelor’s degree so I certainly doubt you have one. You sound like an immature, uneducated thug. Maybe if you and these two low lives spent more time educating yourselves you wouldn't have to be trying to convince people they aren't the complete pieces of garbage that they are.
I'm a mom and I care January 16, 2013 at 05:58 PM
Free them? Why so they can get out and do the same thing again? That's what's wrong with this world. Kids these days have no consequences. So they do whatever they want. Until they do something so wrong that mommy can't save them. They need to stay in jail and pay their time
cecilia hyska January 16, 2013 at 09:30 PM
Wow. I know the younger kid. Never expected him to do this.
KellyHiggins January 17, 2013 at 01:22 AM
The kid didn't destroy Bristol. Bristol destroy the kid.
HopeGanzel January 17, 2013 at 01:28 AM
This is Jacob's little cousin this isn't the Jacob I know Jake was always a good person. You people don't know what Jake has been through.
Unbelievable January 17, 2013 at 05:11 AM
@Nunya Business - to be fair, Fleetwing at 4 AM is pretty close to Camden. Friends and I would drive through during the middle of the night during high school for a rush of adrenaline, and we sure got it.
Unbelievable January 17, 2013 at 05:20 AM
Don't know what Jake has been through? At what point in a life full of traumatic experiences is it acceptable to make an attempt on the life of a complete stranger?
dawn January 18, 2013 at 12:42 AM
THAT IS RIDICULOUS! DOE THAT MEAN THE MAN THEY SHOT IS NOW ALLOWED TO DO EVIL CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES SINCE HE JUST WENT THROUGH SOMETHING HORRIFIC?
Frank Zappa January 18, 2013 at 10:20 AM
What did they really hope to achieve? $50 and a mystery backpack? Sounds like they thought he might have some reefer. Score of a lifetime. Bringing a loaded shotgun and using it (twice), that makes this a horse of a different color. Anyone that stupid is bound to screw up colossally, just glad they got it over with as kids and no one got killed. See ya in 20-25yrs, gangsta boyeez!
Shalina January 18, 2013 at 09:28 PM
Megan, though you have a point, this is our neighborhood, and we have a right to voice our opinion and concerns. Guess you don't have much going on either.
Shalina January 18, 2013 at 09:34 PM
For someone who claims to be college educated, you're rather retarded when it comes to writing. You have very bad grammar, spelling, punctuation, and wordage. I am not only a white female, but I survived my youth in Compton. Where you grow up has nothing to do with the dicisions you make. You are no "THUG". Were you dropped on your head? Or were you just born retarded?
Shalina January 18, 2013 at 09:39 PM
You spelled Bachelor's wrong. Obviously not an "A" in English huh?
Shalina January 21, 2013 at 03:44 PM
There are like 8 punctuation mistakes, 4 mis-spelled words, like 5 missing capitol letters, and a huge run on sentence. Did you get your degree while you were doing hard time? If not, please let me know where you did aquire your degree, so as I can make sure I don't send my children there for your cheap education.
DontJudge January 22, 2013 at 12:04 AM
. Everyone, wants to talk shit but at the end of the day I don't care no one knows them personally they made a mistake yes a it was stupid but regardless now their suffering the consquences . Therefore everyone needs to save all their negative comments to theirselves. You never lived a day in neither one of their shoes so stop talking aboutt them like y'all know them. FREE my cousin Aaron stay strong, & I love you Love, your favortie cousin <3!!!!
VoteNobama January 24, 2013 at 06:18 AM
I had a friend who did the same shit. He was a good kid too until someone owed him money and he brought two other kids to his house and shot him with a shotgun. The guy was a drug addict who thought he could rob a couple of kids and they killed him over it. My friend didn't pull the trigger but the kid who did wouldn't of been there with out him. I tell myself to this day he's not a bad kid and wouldn't do something like that but he did what he did and now he's facing the death penalty. 19 yrs old. If you were the family of the victim you would want them dead I know I would. But if your the family of the perpetrator you refuse to believe they're like that. Well they are because they did it a and they might have been good kids but they're not any more. They should pay for what they did and they will.
dawn January 25, 2013 at 07:06 PM
you want them freed??? what if this was the other way around and your cousin was the one shot? would you want the shooter freed? get real, yes they need to pay the consequences! i don't need to know them or what walking in their shoes results. we all have our trials in life and some much worse then others but yet we don't all go shooting people do we? this is ridiculous! that their actions were horrendous and that they need to pay the price, they are old enough to know the difference between WRONG AND RIGHT! as far as i am concerned the minute you saw off a shotgun you know your on the wrong "lane"
janette January 26, 2013 at 09:54 AM
so much for your nice homes in bristol ,thats what ya get for talking crap about philly n camden , more drugs n thugs out them suburbs!! then in the ghetto!!!
janette January 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM
sorry cassius but u better get your info straight ok jake is not from phiily n n either is his sidekick n I no jake from a lil kid ok n he comes from a good home n a mom that bworks her asssss off 4 him .he committed a crime cause he is young n ignorant ok n in bristol their is nothing to do this kids r bored out their minds n like they say "an idle mind is a devils workshop" so to everfybody in bristol who r talking shit make sure your child isnt on drugs and headed that way ok
unapologetic January 30, 2013 at 12:16 AM
Smhh Yeaa it was wrong for what they did..it was a mistake that they will learn from! most of yall dont even know them so u cant judge them ....everybody makes mistakes! But any ways free my cousin Aaron ...Stay strong kidd love u
lady1 February 05, 2013 at 04:49 AM
maybe all of y should check out the the "innocent" unharmed person and his criminal record ..I think you will all be surprized!!!! don't judge till you know ALL THE FACTS!
dawn February 07, 2013 at 06:50 AM
so you are you saying he deserved to be shot?
who know exactly who this is February 26, 2013 at 05:04 AM
1st off yeah Jacob fucked up and he's gonna do 25 yrs for it so that being said why didn't any1 care when a yr ago when he tryed to rob freddys but he's not that kind of kid right and I'm gonna say it once so pay attention when u have a mother who allows her son to run around and do what ever the fuck he wants what do u think will happen when u have a mother who party's with her son andhis friends what do u think is gonna happen saY all u want bout his mother being hard broken she is but she's got a lot to do with the way her son turned out and she knows it so not only is Jacob paying for his fuck up but his mother deserves to pay for it right there with him and she knows it
ualreadyknow February 26, 2013 at 05:07 AM
1st off yeah Jacob fucked up and he's gonna do 25 yrs for it so that being said why didn't any1 care when a yr ago when he tryed to rob freddys but he's not that kind of kid right and I'm gonna say it once so pay attention when u have a mother who allows her son to run around and do what ever the fuck he wants what do u think will happen when u have a mother who party's with her son andhis friends what do u think is gonna happen saY all u want bout his mother being hard wroken she is but she's got a lot to do with the way her son turned out and she knows it so not only is Jacob paying for his fuck up but his mother deserves to pay for it right there with him and she knows it
j. February 27, 2013 at 06:25 PM
First things FIRST, jake had no recollection of what he did that night- until the pieces came together, sadly... that is what drugs will do to you. jake would never take someone elses life not ever. to whoever ^"you already know is" , his mom is a great mom, been there every step of the way, and practically CLUELESS. and you cant help a kid that doesnt want to be helped, he will learn, he did make a mistake, he did not intend to take a life. jake will do his time, and come out a better person, he became a product of his enviroment and if any of you can sit here and say you never made a mistake because of drugs, or that you've never done a drug, i could truly laugh in your face. find something better to do with your time, like... take the needle out of your arm, take care of the child you walked out on.. if im correct on who you are... scumbag 3,000 mr. "you already know"
Scott A Conacher February 27, 2013 at 11:45 PM
ualreadyknow???? I will tell you that what Jake Pemberton did was wrong and he will suffer the consequences. I have known Jacob for the last 5 years and every interaction I've had with him was positive and that does not absolve (meaning set him free of responsibility, for the functionally illiterate such as "ualreadyknow") for his actions. I have known his mother since High School and you can comb the earth and would be troubled to find a better person. So you can back off with the negative comments or better yet grow a damn spine and show your name as I did. In the meantime go take some of that money you have set aside for your "HABIT" and take a damn English class at the local Community College, psst.. there's one on Veterans Highway in Bristol. You sound like a blithering idiot. A real man doesn't kick a woman when she's down!!!! Which is why I expect you to keep posting BS, ANONYMOUSLY!!!
Scott A Conacher February 28, 2013 at 12:37 AM
Well said J.
joshua micklas April 12, 2013 at 02:26 AM
. I was just in Bucks County Prison on the same black isn't conversation about all this that boy is crazy
Kelly April 12, 2013 at 04:42 AM
Joshua... Confused on your comment... U were on the same black? And u said "isn't all the conversation about all this that boy is crazy".... Kinda makes no sense read your post before u post your 7th grade opinion sounds really stupid.
Kelly April 12, 2013 at 04:49 AM
Joe keep your stupid opinions to your self....go play on k&a

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