On January 6th, 2021 at 01:20 am, the Kennett Square Police Department was dispatched to the area of the Juniper Hill Apartments for a report of an armed robbery and carjacking. The victim stated two male suspects approached their vehicle from the driver's side door. The victim stated one male brandished a firearm and demanded their money. The victim was removed from the vehicle unharmed and the vehicle was taken by the suspects. The suspects were described
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William T. Holdsworth, Chief of Police
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Due to the Coronavirus business restrictions, Mayor Fetick has authorized the closure to vehicular traffic of the 100 block of E State Street and Apple Alley between South Broad Street and Church Alley on Thursdays 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM and then Friday 5:00 PM - Sunday 10:00 PM to allow for outdoor dining and retail operations. This will create a nice pedestrian area and allow businesses to expand their operations outside.
As the weather begins to warm up, the Borough historically experiences an elevated number of thefts from motor vehicles. We have begun to see this trend and due to COVID-19 work and school restrictions, many people are home and idle. This presents an opportunity for idle would be criminals to commit these thefts, but it also presents the opportunity for those being home to see out of ordinary behavior.
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