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Police: Man apprehended minutes after he robbed apartment

January 22, 2018

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man is facing robbery charges after police say he broke into an apartment and stole a video game system at knife point.

Allentown police say the 38-year-old Allentown man made off with a video game system and other items Friday afternoon wielding a knife. Police quickly found and apprehended the man after a tenant in the robbed apartment called police.

Police say the man was hiding inside another apartment in the same building, and that they found him within minutes.

Aside from the robbery and theft charges, the suspect is charged with receiving stolen property and simple assault.

He was sent to jail in lieu of bail.

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