Strong Arm Robbery - Fairview Avenue - Mount Penn Borough



UPDATE: The suspect has been identified and arrested, see arrest post for Damian Garcia-Garcia for details!

UPDATE: Clearer photos have been added to the post.


The Central Berks Regional Police Department is attempting to identify the male in the attached photographs. Yesterday (6/7/2021) at approximately 16:00 hrs., this male suspect assaulted and attempted to rob a 73 year-old male victim while he was pressure washing his residence in the 1900 block of Fairview Avenue in Mount Penn Borough. The suspect caused serious facial injuries to the elderly victim. Witnesses observed the suspect coming from and fleeing to the 1800 block of Cotton Street / Perkiomen Avenue area in the City of Reading before and after the incident. If anyone is able to identify the suspect, please contact Detective Sergeant Deron Manndel of the Centra Berks Regional Police Department at (610) 779-1100 or

SUSPECT PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Very thin, dark-skinned Hispanic male, long black hair, missing some teeth, possible facial hair.


Monday, June 7, 2021 - 4:00pm

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