Monday, February 27, 2012
Bernie Robbins Jewelers is now offering a $10,000 reward.
Bernie Robbins Jewelers has increased the reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of the people responsible for the smash and grab robbery that took place Wednesday, Feb. 22. The reward has been increased from $5,000 to $10,000. A composite sketch of one of the people involved in the robbery has been released by police. Watch the police press conference on the crime here. Watch the surveillance footage of the robbery here. Call the Radnor Police Department at 610-688-0503 x117 or the Citizen’s Crime Commission at 215-546-TIPS with any information on the crime.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Lower Merion police charged two men in the Feb. 12 armed robbery of the Sunoco A-Plus at City Avenue and Conshohocken State Road in Bala Cynwyd.
Lower Merion police have charged two men in connection with a Feb. 12 robbery of a Sunoco A-Plus in Bala Cynwyd, the police department announced Thursday afternoon. One of the men displayed a handgun in the robbery of the Bala Cynwyd store that occurred at 4:33 a.m. Feb. 12, according to police. No one was injured. The men, 34-year-old Rezekiel Harris of the 1300 block of S. 31st. Street in Philadelphia and 26-year-old Hakim King of the 6000 block of Vine Street in Philadelphia are facing charges of robbery, criminal conspiracy, theft and related offenses, according to a Lower Merion Police Department press release. Harris and King are also facing charges in a Feb. 9 armed robbery of the Bryn Mawr Wawa in Radnor Township and in robberies …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Watch Thursday's police press conference on the Bernie Robbins' robbery.
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- Sam Strike
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Brazen and organized. That's how police describe the armed robbery of the Bernie Robbins Fine Jewelers store in Radnor on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The location for the robbery of tens of thousands of dollars' worth of goods was probably cased beforehand, Radnor Township Police Superintendent Bill Colarulo told reporters on Thursday. "These smash-and-grabs run in spurts," Colarulo said. They lend themselves "to the availability of targets and whether they are successfully caught by law enforcement." Cash rewards like the one being offered in this case of $5,000 for information, are incentives that do help some times, he said. The police superintendent said it was fortunate that no one was injured in the robbery. When violent incidents like this …
Friday, February 10, 2012
The robbery took place Feb. 9 at the Bryn Mawr Wawa.
At 11 p.m. on Thursday the Wawa in Bryn Mawr was robbed at gunpoint. According to The Radnor Township Police Department, two black men entered the store, and one was armed with a handgun. During the course of the robbery, the armed man discharged his firearm into the floor, which caused an injury to a store employee, a 44-year-old man, from flying debris. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the store, according to police. According to the Delaware County Times, the robbery was similar to another one that took place on Lansdowne Avenue in Lansdowne Saturday, Jan. 28 at 2 in the afternoon and may have been done by the same people. The subjects were last seen fleeing the scene, possibly in a gold Taurus sedan with temporary paper …