Just In: Armed Robbers use “Offer Up” App for Setup
Bristol Borough Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a man Thursday afternoon in Bristol Park.
According to police, on Wednesday January 16th at approximately 12:23 pm, Bristol Borough Police responded to the report of an armed robbery which took place in the parking lot of Commerce Circle off of Route 13.
The victim reported he had made arrangements to sell sneakers by the use of the “Offer Up” app.
The victim told police, he was met by two individuals in the south end of the parking lot.
Upon making the transaction, the victim realized that he was being paid with counterfeit currency.
When the victim confronted the subject he displayed a handgun.
The suspects fled the area, operating a gray 2014 Chevy Impala.
The first suspect, police say, who brandished a firearm, was described as a black male in his late twenties, 5′- 8″, slim build, short hair cut with some facial hair. He was wearing glasses and a black and red hoodie.
The second suspect was described as a black male in his late twenties, 5′-8″, thin build, short hair and a gap between his teeth.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Officer Elifa Soto or Detective Bill Davis at 215-788-7813