The suspect from the attempted robbery and aggravated assault of a 73 year-old victim on Fairview Avenue on 6/7/2021 has been identified as Damian Antonio Garcia-Garcia. An arrest warrant was obtained for him on 6/9/2021, charging him with Attempted Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Disorderly Conduct, and Harassment. Garcia-Garcia was taken in to custody on the warrant by the West Reading Borough Police Department on 6/9/2021. He was arraigned and sent to Berks County Prison after he was unable to post $150,000 bail.
The Central Berks Regional Police Department would like to thank all of those who submitted tips on this case which lead to us being able to identify the defendant.