UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police have arrested 45-year-old Christopher Dougherty who was taken into custody around 5 p.m. Thursday.
Christopher DOUGHERTY is wanted by the Pennsylvania State Police – Media Barracks, Criminal Investigation Unit, for the home invasion of an 80-year-old female that occurred on 02/11/21 at 1830 hours.
DOUGHERTY forcefully entered the victim’s residence armed with a hammer and bound her to a chair with duct tape.
DOUGHERTY removed approximately $1,150.00 USC, the victim’s cellphone, car keys and fled the scene in her red in color, 2002 Buick Century, PA registration HYH-3785.
DOUGHERTY is the adopted son of the victim and may have ties to Aston, PA, Chester, PA, Havertown, PA, Upper Darby, PA, Elkton, MD and Rising Sun, MD.
If seen please call 911 and do not approach, as DOUGHERTY was described by the victim as having violent tendencies.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of DOUGHERTY are asked to call Troop K - Media at 610-558-7080 and speak to Trooper Matthew Smith or anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107
All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing persons.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.
Media Release #2919