reportedly have apprehended three men who allegedly were involved in the armed robbery of the Dunkin' Donuts on Ridge Pike in West Norriton shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
According to The Times Herald, witnesses reported to police that a black male, 30 to 40 years old robbed the Dunkin' Donuts using a silver handgun and got away with an undisclosed amount. Outside the store, the suspect reportedly got into an car with another man at the wheel.
East Norriton Police reportedly identified a vehicle in travelling through their township matching the description of the getaway vehicle and took the suspects into custody in the parking lot of Facenda-Whitaker Lanes. Witnesses reportedly identified the men in custody as the men involved in the robbery. A search of the vehicle uncovered a silver gun and an undisclosed amount of money.
According to a Norristown Patch reader on Facebook, the original description of the gunman in the robbery of the Dunkin' Donuts matched a suspect in a robbery reported at the on West Marshall Street in Norristown approximately 30 minutes before the incident at Dunkin' Donuts.
The reader reported hearing on his police scanner that the Wine & Spirits Shoppe robbery suspect was described as a "6'2" black male... in his forties with a silver hand gun."
Currently, neither police department is available to comment on whether the robberies are related.