Lansdale Borough Police are looking for an armed bandit who hit the Lansdale pawn shop on North Broad Street, just after 11am Tuesday. Police say the suspect threatened the owner with a weapon, but never showed the firearm, saying he had it with him in a knapsack. The suspect is described as a black male, 6-feet with a medium build in his early 30’s. He had a chin beard, wearing blue jeans and a dark blue hoodie over his head. He made off with an unknown amount of money and jewelry. No one was injured. anyone with information is urged to call Lansdale Borough Police. The suspect fled the scene northbound on North Broad street.
Upper Gwynedd police want to talk with a man that might have tried to lure a teeneage girl into the woods near Parkside place. Investigators say the suspect approached the 14-year-old as she was walking on the sidewalk and tried to engage her in conversation. The girl ignored him and started to walk faster but the suspect kept talking as he kept pace with her. She finally took her shoes off and ran across Sumneytown Pike to get away. The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s standing about five foot, ten inches tall. He had a skinny build and a mustache.
Police and fire crews were called to the Northeast Extension of the Pa. Turnpike for a two vehicle crash. State police say it happened in the area of ridge and Deitz Mill Roads. The two vehicles headed down an embankment. One of the vehicles caught fire. One person was airlifted from the scene. The Crash occurred Tuesday night just after 8pm. The investigation continues.
Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler has ruled the shooting death of a Feasterville man justifiable. 50-year-old Kenneth Phillip was killed by a Northampton Township police officer last month less than an hour after he murdered his wife with a shotgun as she sat in the front seat of her car. The daughter of the victim was in the passenger seat of the vehicle as her mother was killed.