Police: Armed robbers ransack residence
Two masked armed robbers both allegedly displayed a handgun in front of a family in their home.
UPPER UWCHLAN >> Two masked armed robbers both allegedly displayed a handgun in front of a family in their home, and ordered them into their living room before ransacking the residence at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to police.
Police responded to reports of a robbery in progress at a home in the Windsor Ridge development in Upper Uwchlan, and made contact with residents when they arrived.
According to police, the robbers reportedly entered through the back of the residence, and after ordering the family to the living area and ransacking the home, were last seen fleeing on foot on Oliver Drive.
Police said members of the household were not harmed, and ask anyone who has information to call police at 610-692-5100.
Upper Uwchlan police were assisted by West Vincent police and the Uwchlan police detective division.
A man was beaten with a barstool at the Moose Lodge on Washington Street in West Chester, according to police.
Michael D. Mitchell, 34, of West Chester, allegedly knocked another man off his barstool at the lodge after a verbal dispute with him shortly before 9:30 p.m. Oct. 9, police said. He then allegedly struck the same man with a barstool.
Police said the victim suffered from head injuries.
Police said Mitchell left the area before police arrived, but did respond to requests to come to the police station. According to police, he was charged with simple assault and harassment.