PHOENIXVILLE, PA — The Phoenixville Police Department is asking the public’s help identifying suspects in an ongoing criminal investigation.
Authorities state that Officers responded to 148 Bridge Street, Phoenixville Borough, Chester County on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 12:00 PM for the report of a burglary. Upon arrival, Officers found two unknown suspects entered the commercial business, when it was closed, and took a cash register and several bottles of alcohol. The suspects entered the business through the rooftop HVAC system. One of the suspects crawled through the return vent and scaled the wall from the vent down to the bar area.
Once inside the bar, suspect #1 attempted to open a cash register. Suspect #1 appears to be talking to suspect #2, who is still on the roof. Moments later, suspect #1 opens the door of the bar and suspect #2 enters. Suspect #2 immediately pulls a cash drawer from the register on the bar and exits through the side door. Suspect #1 grabbed several bottles of alcohol and fled through the side door.
Suspect #1 appears to be an unknown race male, wearing distinctive Adidas warm-up pants, with button snaps along the sides of the legs.
Suspect #2 remains out of camera view but appears to be wearing Puma sneakers.
Anyone with information on this incident or if you can identify the suspects is asked to 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.
Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers states that all callers wil 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 person.
Information is subject to change at any time. An arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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