The Bern Township Police are investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred in the 1400 block of Cross Keys Road, on Nov. 7 during the afternoon hours.
The suspect(s) entered through an unlocked door adjacent to the home garage, while the home owner was inside the residence. A male, with small to medium build in his late teens/early 20s wearing blue jeans and a dark color “pom-pom” style knit hat with a gold stripe, entered the master bedroom of the residence. The male suspect then pointed a semi-automatic pistol (Silver Barrel & Black Hand Grip) at the home owner as he was seated in a chair. The suspect told the home owner, “Do not move or I will shoot you.”
As the male suspect pointed a gun at the home owner, a female, with small to medium build in her late teens/early 20s wearing a full gray sweat suit with a hoodie, rummaged through the house.
The suspects stole jewelry, expensive perfume, fur coats, and two Purple Heart pins from WWII.
The Cumru Township Police are investigating a similar incident that happened in the 000 block of Fawn Drive, on Nov. 7 at approximately 3:40 p.m. when investigators responded to a home for a burglary turned robbery.
The victim of the Cumru incident arrived home at about 3:30 p.m. at his residence to find a dark blue or grey newer model Dodge Dart parked in his driveway. The vehicle displayed possible license plate “AMAW4A”. The license plate was described as having a white background with blue lettering and numbers.
There was no license plate displayed on the front of the vehicle.
A female suspect was seated in the driver’s seat that pointed a handgun at the victim and told him to walk away. Two additional suspects exited the residence and entered the Dodge Dart. All suspects fled the area in the Dodge Dart and were last seen traveling east on Pheasant Drive.
The suspects stole a handgun, jewelry and an undetermined amount of cash.
The suspects are described as follows: female in her late teens to early 20s with dark hair and a round face; female in her late teens to early 20s with dark hair and thin build wearing dark sweatpants and a dark hooded sweatshirt; male in his early 20s approximately 5 foot 10 inches with a thin build and wearing dark sweatpants and dark hooded sweatshirt and a dark knit hat with grey pom-pom on top.
Anyone with information pertaining to this assault incident or can identify the suspect is asked to submit an anonymous tip to Crime Alert Berks County. Cash rewards are available up to $10,000 if the tip leads to an arrest. Anonymous tips may be submitted by either calling 1(877) 373-9913, downloading the ALERTBERKS app on your mobile device, or by using your mobile phone to text tips to 847411 and typing ALERTBERKS + your tip. Additional information may be found at alertberks.org.
Or contact Bern Township Police Detective Sgt. Brett Forry, 610-926-2535, email email@example.com or contact Cumru Township Police Detective Christopher Lis, 610-777-9595, email firstname.lastname@example.org.