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Crime Alert: Man wanted in attempted Exeter store robbery

Police are searching for a man they say attempted to rob a Verizon store in Exeter Township.
Police are searching for a man they say attempted to rob a Verizon store in Exeter Township.

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Tipsters with crime information can call 877-373-9913 anytime or contact Crime Alert at its website at www.alertberks.org or via the AlertBerks smartphone app. No one will ask the name of the caller, who will be assigned a code number.

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Offense: Attempted robbery.

Date and time: June 27 at 6:49 p.m.

Location: Verizon store, 4260 Perkiomen Ave., Exeter Township

Police synopsis: Exeter police say a male attempted to force the lone employee on duty to take him where the phones are kept. The employee refused and said he was calling the police. The male fled and got into the passenger seat of a vehicle waiting outside. No weapon was displayed. The vehicle was identified as a dark-colored Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 with aftermarket taillights and large rear spoiler. The vehicle fled east on Route 422 through Amity Township. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Alert or Exeter police Detective Richard McClure at 610-779-1490 or 610-655-4911.


Source: Berkshire mont

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