West Chester >> A Cheyney man was arrested in connected with a robbery of a West Chester residence on Dec. 18, 2017.
On that date, West Chester Police responded to a residence in the 400 block of South Walnut Street for a reported robbery. Upon arrival multiple victims inside an apartment were located and reported that four to five unknown subjects forced their way inside their apartment while they were home and forced them to the ground at gunpoint. Once the victims were on the ground the suspects took various electronic equipment and cash before fleeing the residence.
West Chester Police conducted an investigation and as a result, Tyrone Pringle, 18, of Cheyney, was identified as one of the suspects who was involved in the robbery.
Pringle was arrested and released on bail pending a preliminary hearing.
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