Friday, January 18, 2013
Police have issued an all points bulletin.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, January 18
Police in Bucks, Montgomery, and Lehigh counties were searching Friday afternoon for two suspects wanted in connection with a fatal home invasion just off Route 309 in Hilltown Township, Bucks County. One subject was described as a Hispanic male, about 5 feet, 9 inches tall, "broad shouldered" and "muscular." The second was described as a smaller, Asian male wearing a black jacket and cargo pants. Both were wearing masks at the time of the incident. The men are believed to be in a black 2007 Lincoln pickup truck belonging to one of the victims of the incident. The incident took place at about 10:30 a.m. Friday morning.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Video footage from nearby building may advance investigation into Sep. 3 robbery
Police have not yet identified any suspects in Monday's home invasion robbery of a West Ambler residence, but Whitpain Police Chief Mark Smith said they are hoping to review video surveillance footage of the suspects as they fled the scene. As many as five men wearing ski masks forced their way into the home on Railroad Avenue early Monday afternoon before tying up the occupants and holding some at gunpoint while the house was robbed. The men fled through a back door when a neighbor knocked at the front door of the house. Eyewitnesses may have seen the suspects running from the rear of the home towards a nearby American Legion hall on W. Maple Street, Smith said Tuesday night. "We're looking into cameras that were possibly at the American …
Monday, September 3, 2012
Family members reportedly held captive during armed robbery.
Four men broke into a Whitpain home and "terrorized" the family inside early Monday afternoon, WPVI-TV reports. The perpetrators wore ski masks and fled through the back door with money and jewelry when a neighbor knocked on the front door, WPVI reported. The @MontcoAlerts account on Twitter, which usually relies upon emergency radio transmissions in its reports, described the subjects as possibly 3-4 black males and indicated the homeowner was held at gunpoint. @MontcoAlerts previously reported that the occupants of the home had been tied up during the incident. The suspects remained at large Monday evening. Earlier report follows. Patch is currently receiving tips of an armed robbery reported on the 300 block of Railroad Avenue in …