Police, Town Watch Report Possible Gunpoint Robbery Incidents

Bristol Township residents are on a alert after weekend incidents.

Local town watch group reports that police are investigating two incidents involving a group of possibly armed teens.

According to the Bristol Township Police Department's crime map, a robbery involving a firearm happened in the 100 block of Holly Drive in Levittown at 8:18 p.m. Saturday night.

A police official told Goldenridge Town Watch about another similar incident that occurred over the weekend in Indian Creek. The Indian Creek incident has not yet been reported on the police department's crime map.

The group of teenage robbers reportedly attacked victims in the Holly Hill section and stole electronics during the Saturday night incident, a person claiming to be a family member of one of the victim's told Levittown Patch.

Police told the Goldenridge Town Watch they are looking for two black males, wearing black hoodies. The suspects drove a dark blue or black Honda.

Patch was not able to get in touch with police officials on Sunday.

Wendell Wilkey December 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM
What is going on in Bristol Township PD? The conspicuous absence of crime reports over the past several months is contrary to what the Patch is reporting. What have they got to hide? Are they afraid that things are getting out of hand in the light of the layoffs of patrol officers and don't want the publicity? I suggest that George Washington get out of his Durham Boat, take off the uniform of the continental army, and put on his 25PD uniform. We need him more than the re-enactors do.
Barbara S December 31, 2012 at 01:59 PM
It is time for Bristol Township to report all activity that affects the safety of its residents to the public. I would also appreciate if the Courier Times would accurately describe the suspects. An example of their reporting ... "The suspect was seen running from the residence wearing a red baseball cap, blue jeans, and gray sweatshirt." Pretty good description except they NEVER tell you their race. Really....you can get the clothing description but not race? Reporting the suspects accurately is not being racist, it's being a good reporter.
Scott December 31, 2012 at 03:00 PM
Its time for residents to take responsibilty for their own safety and apply for their license to carry firearms, and carry every day.
Barbara Sanderson December 31, 2012 at 03:27 PM
All we need are more firearms. After the Newtown tragedy I don't think so.
Tom Sofield December 31, 2012 at 04:02 PM
Correction: Holly Hill is in Levittown, not Fairless Hills. My mistake.
Heidi December 31, 2012 at 04:24 PM
Barbara- if we have no guns in our homes & the robbers do then what? Sorry I don't agree! I bat is weapon anything is a Weapon none of which will stop that gun from taking ur life & many others!
Ed December 31, 2012 at 04:54 PM
I was held up months ago at a drive up atm and it Never Even made it in the paper.
mary December 31, 2012 at 06:38 PM
Why isn't in the paper or the police reporting it to the public??
John McCleary December 31, 2012 at 07:32 PM
Seems this is the only media outlet that is providing vital information to all of us. What does the Courier Rag get out of not reporting these incidents.Must be some sort of political agenda. Left leaning owners or editors unwilling to expose the failure of their leaders.Not politically correct to show certain segments of society in an unflattering way.
JT December 31, 2012 at 07:43 PM
even on his last day editor tom of l-town patch is providing great information to the community. thank you tom!
Josh Eckert December 31, 2012 at 11:07 PM
cant carry till your 21! im only 15 and they came from trenton
Josh Eckert December 31, 2012 at 11:11 PM
4 african americans came up to my freind and i on holly drive asked us were appletree is then punched me in the mouth an put a gun to my friends chest i was getting punched until the guy with the gun put it to my head and said ill end your life i then gave up we ran to some ladys house she called the police right away, later that night they caught the guy with the gun and another guy
Barbara S December 31, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Ed. Where did the ATM robbery occur?
Barbara S December 31, 2012 at 11:40 PM
Where are you going Tom? Who is taking over? Hope he is as on top of things as you are. Thanks.
Tom Sofield January 02, 2013 at 12:42 AM
Hi Barbara, I'll be moving to a new position in the Bucks & Montco Patch region. However, my byline will most likely still be appearing on the site pretty often. Thanks for reading!


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