Charges have been filed and an arrest warrant has been issued for Ernest "Ernie" Richard Day, Jr., in connection with the strong arm robbery of a Landenberg resident last week (see Crimewatch "Case" Post on 11/20/2019 at https://chester.crimewatchpa.com/sccrpd/28969/cases/strong-arm-robbery ).
SCCRPD Investigators, assisted by New Castle County Police and Acme Loss Prevention personnel, quickly identified Day as a suspect, after a review of security footage at the Lantana Square Acme. Further investigation revealed that Day had used his grandmother's car, without her permission, to facilitate this crime. Charges that include Burglary, Robbery, Theft, and Stalking, were filed in MDC 15-4-04 and arrest warrant was issued this date by MDJ Matthew Seavey.
Anyone with information about this crime or the whereabouts of Ernest Day, Jr. is asked to contact the SCCRPD at (610)268-2907 or to call 911. Anonymous tips can be submitted via the "Submit-A-Tip" link on our Crimewatch page.