Armed Robbery and Carjacking in Kennett Square

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KENNETT SQUARE, PA — The Kennett Square Police Department is reporting that on January 6th, 2021 at 01:20 am, officers were dispatched to the area of the Juniper Hill Apartments for a report of an armed robbery and carjacking.

According to authorities, the victim stated two male suspects approached their vehicle from the driver’s side door.  The victim stated one male brandished a firearm and demanded their money.  The victim was removed from the vehicle unharmed and the vehicle was taken by the suspects.

The suspects are described as dark-skinned males with a slender build wearing hooded coats and were seen operating a small-sized white SUV, possibly a 2013-2015 Kia Sportage.  The vehicle was captured in the area on surveillance. The occupants of the vehicle were seen attempting to gain entry into several parked vehicles in the area. Both the suspect vehicle and victim’s vehicle were last seen traveling south on S. Union Street towards Delaware.

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The Kennett Square Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating the incident.  The Kennett Square Police Department does not believe this to be a targeted incident but a crime of opportunity. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Cpl. Kenneth Rongaus [email protected] or Cpl. Christopher Gravina [email protected] or by calling the Kennett Square Police Department (610) 444-0501.

Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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