$3,000 in Gift Cards Stolen from Lowe’s in Caernarvon Township

The Caernarvon Township Police Department is investigating a distraction Theft. This theft happened on Sunday, May 10th 2019 at about 7:05 pm. at Lowes, located at 340 Cross Blvd, Elverson, within Caernarvon Township.

Two black males, described as: The first male was described as a Black male with a goatee, shoulder length hair in dreadlocks, possibly in his 30’s. The second male was described as a Black male, clean shaven, with a thin build. The two males wheeled a cart full of items and gift cards to a register. The suspects asked to have the various gift cards loaded with a total of $3,000.00. They handed the front end associate cash to do a split tender and when the cashier was distracted one of the males hands the other male the loaded cards to swap out with non-loaded ones. The actors then exit the building after stating they did not have enough money to pay for the transaction and then left the store with the activated cards. They entered a white Nissan SUV and left the area.

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Anyone with information pertaining to this theft incident or can identify either of the suspects is asked to submit an anonymous tip to Crime Alert Berks County. Cash rewards are available up to $10,000 if the tip leads to an arrest. Anonymous tips may be submitted by either calling 1(877) 373-9913, downloading the ALERTBERKS app on your mobile device, or by using your mobile phone to text tips to 847411 and typing ALERTBERKS + your tip. Additional information may be found at alertberks.org or contact the Caernarvon Township Police Department Det. Cpl Chad Eberly, Ph/ 610-286-1012

Crime Details

  • Offense: Theft
  • Suspect: Two Males
  • Time/Date: Sunday, May 10th at 7:05pm
  • Location: 340 Cross Blvd, Elverson, Caernarvon Twsp
  • Victim: Lowes
  • Items Taken: $3,000 in gift cards
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