On 3 August 2017 at approximately 0118 hours Nabil Waris allegedly called the victim, who was wearing a "Ted the Bear" mask, over to his car at the intersection of W. Market St at High St. and gave him a hug. While giving the victim a hug Mr. Waris reportedly grabbed the back of the mask and pulled it off of the victim's head. Mr. Waris reportedly fled east on Market St. in his vehicle.
Mr. Waris was stopped in front of Golf Club Apartments on West Chester Pike by the West Goshen Police Department. The victim identified Mr. Waris as the subject who stole his mask. Waris was arrested and charged with Robbery, Theft and Receiving Stolen Property.