West Chester Police Department Nabs Alleged Robber

Javier SoteloJavier Sotelo (Submitted Image)

WEST CHESTER, PA — The West Chester Police Department recently apprehended a 21-year-old male suspect believed to be linked to an alleged robbery.

Javier Sotelo, a resident of West Chester, has been charged with Robbery, Theft, and Assault

The criminal complaint alleges that on April 22, 2023, at 9:00 am, Officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of E Gay St for a report of an assault. Following the investigation, Javier Sotelo was identified and arrested as the perpetrator on April 26, 2023.

A preliminary hearing is pending at District Court 15-1-04.

Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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