Armed men hold homeowner at gunpoint during overnight burglary in DelCo

Ridley Township Police investigating an overnight armed home invasion on the 1300 block of Holland Street in Delaware County, Pa. (YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU)
Ridley Township Police investigating an overnight armed home invasion on the 1300 block of Holland Street in Delaware County, Pa. (YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU)

RIDLEY TWP., Pa. (YC) — Police in Ridley Township are investigating an overnight armed home invasion in Delaware County.

The incident happened on the 1300 block of Holland Avenue just after 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Police responded to the location for reports of a robbery with a weapon involving two black males.

According to dispatch recordings we obtained, the victim told Delaware County 911 Center that the men entered the home with masks on and stuck a gun to the victim’s face.

(Audio Courtesy of YC Philadelphia News Room)

One man robbed the home while the other held the victim at gunpoint.

The men then fled the residence and ran down an alleyway by the victim’s residence . They were possibly seen in a white Honda on Chester Pike heading towards Chester City.

The subjects were both wearing black hoodies and masks, one wielding a black pistol.

This story contains preliminary information obtained by YC of the Delaware County 911 Center dispatch pertaining to the incident.

There were no injuries.


(Reporting by Hong Xie; Editing by Nik Hatziefstathiou)

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