Monday, March 25, 2013
The robber leapt over the counter and forced the employees to empty the cash register, according to the report.
A man wearing a black ski mask and brandishing a silver handgun leapt over the counter of the Dunkin' Donuts located on Maple Ave. in Langhorne and forced employees to empty the cash register just before 8 p.m. Sunday night, Middletown Township police report. According to the statement, the gunman, described by employees who tripped the store's silent alarm as a white male in his mid-20s with a medium build, tried to get someone to open the safe, but nobody could access it. The suspect fled the scene, and the police K-9 unit could not get a track on him. Anybody with information about the incident can contact Middletown detectives at 215-750-3845.
The robbery took place Sunday afternoon on Woodbourne Road in Levittown, the third area pharmacy in less than a week to be struck.
The Oxford Valley Pharmacy on Woodbourne Road in Levittown was robbed at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to a statement from the Middletown Police Department. According to the release, a white man with a heavy build, salt and pepper hair, mustache and facial stubble and wearing a light-colored jacket with a white Eagles jersey and dark Eagles baseball cap, pulled a black semi-automatic handgun from his pocket. He demanded Oxycontin from store employees and pointed the weapon at people in the store. He grabbed two bottles of the drugs, police say, then left the scene in a maroon and gray, full-size Dodge pickup truck. The incident takes place just days after the Nu-Way Pharmacy and Windsor Pharmacy, both on Haines Road in Bristol …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Windsor Pharmacy at U.S. 13 & Haines Road was robbed at gunpoint around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning, according to police.
Police confirmed a robbery took place Monday morning at the Windsor Pharmacy on Haines Road, down the street from the intersection at Route 13. According to Bristol Township Lt. Terry Hughes, a heavyset black man entered the store at approximately 10:35 a.m. with a black handgun. He took an unspecified amount of cash and drugs, then fled the scene on foot to the nearby Junewood neighborhood, Hughes said. The assailant is 5-foot-9 and in his mid-20s to mid-30s, according to Hughes. Employees at the store declined to comment on the incident. Hughes confirmed that the pharmacy had been robbed before. Check back here for more information as it becomes available.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Store at New Falls Road and Veterans Highway in Levittown was robbed early Thursday morning.
A man claiming to have a gun walked into the 7-Eleven at New Falls Road and Veterans Highway in Levittown early Thursday morning and robbed the place, police said. No gun was displayed, but the man told the cashier he would shoot him, a press release from Middletown authorities said. The individual made off with a small amount of money and fled to the right of the store at 3:25 a.m., police said. Investigators said they believe the man may have had a getaway vehicle nearby. The individual was described by police as a white male, 20 to 30 years of age, wearing a dark gray sweatshirt and light gray sweatpants. Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call detectives at 215-750-3845. Hours prior and down the street, the Big Lots in …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The car stolen last Friday after a knifepoint robbery in Bristol Township was recovered Thrusday in Trenton.
Bristol Township police say they have recovered the 1996 gray Oldsmobile Cutlass that was stolen after a knifepoint robbery last week at a laundromat in the 1600 block of Haines Road. Lt. Terry Hughes said the vehicle was recovered across the Delaware River in Trenton, N.J. on Thursday. Detectives are expected to test the car for prints and search it for evidence, Hughes said. The car was taken by a two people last Friday night after a knifepoint robbery outside a laundromat. No one was hurt, but the victim lost cash, car keys and a cell phone, police said. Mario Bianchi, 35, and his fiance Katherine Swaim, 27, both of Falls Township, were booked by local authorities this week for two similar crimes. Hughes said Bristol Township …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A reported armed robbery and police activity all occurred in Bristol Borough Thursday evening.
An armed robbery at the Dollar General on Route 13 and police activity around Cleveland Street made for an interesting evening in Bristol Borough on Thursday. According to emergency radio reports and a county dispatch official, police were summoned to the Dollar General along Route 13 (Bristol Pike) at around 5 p.m. for reports of an armed robbery. An alert from the Breaking News Network, a service that monitors police radio transmissions, reported the robbery suspect was a "stocky white male" armed with a handgun. The suspect made away with $100 in cash, PhillyBurbs.com reported. Local residents told Patch that police from Bensalem, Bristol Township and the state police were at the Dollar General assisting borough authorities. On …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A Falls Township couple was arrested and charged in two robberieis. The couple may also be involved in a similar incident that happened Friday in Bristol Township.
A Falls Township couple accused of knifepoint and gunpoint robberies are behind bars and facing serious charges. Mario Bianchi, 35, and his fiance Katherine Swaim, 27, both of Makefield Road, were arrested on Monday in connection with two robberies that police allege they were involved in. According to a criminal complaint, Falls officers responded on Sunday to the Wells Fargo Bank branch on Trenton Road in Fairless Hills for reports of an attempted robbery just minutes after midnight. The victim told police she was approached by a female suspect from behind and held up at gunpoint as she was trying to withdraw money. She told the suspect she had no money and managed to flee across the street to the Puss N Boots Tavern, police said. A man …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Law enforcement are seeking a white female who was seen on video surveillance allegedly using a credit card that authorities said had been stolen during an armed robbery.
Police in Montgomery County are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who they say was caught on video surveillance in Lower Bucks County on several occasions using a credit card that had been stolen earlier this month during an armed robbery. The white female, who appears to be wearing glasses in an image shared by Horsham Township police, allegedly used the stolen credit card at a number of businesses and a bank in the areas of Bensalem, Bristol, Croydon and Morrisville. It is not clear if the woman was involved in the alleged armed robbery, which police said resulted in the credit card being stolen. According to authorities, police responded to a report of an armed robbery on Jan. 7 in the parking lot of the Residence Inn on…
A request to borrow a cell phone ended with a knifepoint robbery and car theft in Bristol Township.
A woman had her car stolen after she was held up at knifepoint Friday night in a Bristol Township laundromat. According to police, the victim was doing wash at the laundromat in the 1600 block of Haines Road when a slender white woman approached her and asked to borrow her cell phone so she could call for a taxi. The unsuspecting victim offered to dial the number for the woman, who then pulled a paring knife and robbed her. The suspect got away with the phone, $15 in cash and the victim's car keys, Lt. Terry Hughes said. When the victim looked outside, she saw the suspect get into her 1996 gray Oldsmobile Cutlass with a white male passenger, Hughes said. The car drove away north on Haines Road, he added. The female suspect is described as…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Falls Township Police Department is investigating two armed robberies that occurred late last week.
Falls Township Police are investigating two armed robberies that both occurred Friday, Jan. 18 within the same hour. At about 9:03 p.m., a white male wearing a puffy blue jacket entered the Game Stop in the Fairless Hills Shopping Center and ordered everyone to the ground and the point of a black revolver. He then removed an unknown amount of money from the cash register and was last seen fleeing on foot toward the old Walmart. Anyone with information is being asked to call Detective O’Connell at 215-949-9100. Then, at about 9:51 p.m., three black males entered the Subway at Plaza Two Shopping Center in Morrisville. They produced hand guns and then sprayed the clerk in the face with some kind of liquid, which police suspect was pepper …