New Garden police seeking robbery suspect

New Garden Township police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Reliable Communications (Cricket Wireless) store located at 739 West Cypress Street on May 17 just before 6 p.m.

Store employees said the suspect entered the store and brandished a black semi-auto handgun and demanded property. The suspect pointed the handgun at several employees, holding them at bay while ransacking several drawers located behind the counter. When confronted by the owner, the suspect fled from the store running east toward Kennett Square Borough.

The suspect is described as a white male in his early 20s. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a design printed on the back, dark blue jeans, black Vann-style sneakers with white soles, a black t-shirt wrapped around his face and head. The suspect was also wearing aviator-style sunglasses with black frames.

Anyone who can identify the suspect or has any information is asked to contact New Garden Township Police at 610-268-2907, ext. 102, or email

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