Media Release #2382, Burglary, Theft by Unlawful Taking, & Receiving Stolen Property, Unknown Suspect – Pennsbury Township, Chester County, PA



The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop J, Avondale, continue their investigation of a burglary, theft by unlawful taking, and receiving stolen property.

On Thursday, November 25, 2018, at approximately 4:26 a.m., an unknown male suspect made entry into the Brandywine River Antique Store located at 878 Baltimore Pike, Pennsbury Township, Chester County. 

Entry was made forcibly by smashing out a rear window pane and unlocking the door.  It is unknown what was used to smash the window.  Once entry was made, the suspect smashed two glass jewelry display cases, removing their contents.  The suspect then left he premise through the same rear door.  The suspect was in the store less than five minutes.  The suspect was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and carrying a light-colored duffle bag with black straps, which he brought with him.  The suspect stole various jewelry, totaling approximately $21,423.00. 

It is believed the same suspect is possibly responsible for two other Antique Store burglaries that occurred in Paradise Township and East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County.  

WHAT YOU CAN DO:  If you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.  All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.  

Friday, November 30, 2018

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