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Featured Crime 9/18/2017
Offense: Thefts from vehicles
Suspect: White male
Time/Date: During the overnight hours of Saturday, September 09, 2017 to the morning of Sunday, September 10, 2017
Location: Bern Township
The Bern Township Police Department is investigating several incidents of thefts from vehicles that occurred during the overnight hours of Saturday, September 09, 2017 to the morning of Sunday, September 10, 2017.
In one of the thefts several credit cards were taken and used during the night at Redner’s Market, within Leesport and the Temple Walmart, within Muhlenberg Township.  The suspect who used the cards was captured on surveillance video at both businesses and appears to be a white male in his early to mid-twenties, dark hair, mustache and possible goatee, wearing a backpack.  The suspect bought socks underwear and a zip up hooded sweatshirt, along with a Men’s 26” Kent, series KZ bicycle model # 52632, black in color with red tire rims and rode it off the property.  Due to the items bought and the appearance of the subject he may be homeless or a transient person.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident or who can identify the suspects is requested to call Crime Alert Berks Tip Line at 1-877-373-9913 or use your mobile phone to text tips to keyword ALERTBERKS along with your tip to 847411. You may also contact the Bern Township Police Department, D/SGT. Michael A. Hoffert, at 610-926-2535.
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Crime Alert Berks County is an organization of interested citizens, businesses, service organizations, corporations and social clubs, which formed to help our police departments in Berks County, Pennsylvania, to obtain credible leads that will result in arrests of criminals and solving crimes. This organization's inception was on August 1, 1998. Numerous crimes have been solved and arrests have been made as a result of tips e-mailed and phoned into the tip line.
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