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Bensalem Man Arrested On Assault Charges In Croydon

Bristol Township Police Blotter

Bristol Township police reported three burglaries, one robbery and one arrest. 

Bensalem resident 38-year-old Dennis Lawson was arrested, according to police. It happened at Summit Avenue in Croydon at 8:47 p.m. on Nov. 26. Police said Lawson was charged with simple assault and related offenses in connection with assaulting another person. He was arraigned at District Court No. 4 with bail set at $250,000. Lawson was remanded to Bucks County Prison. 

Police said a 27-year-old woman was walking when a robber pushed her face to the ground, stole her cell phone after it fell out of her pocket and ran off. It happened at Plumbridge Drive in Levittown at 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 27. The robber was described as a black man, wearing sweat pants, a wool hat and a black-hooded sweatshirt. 

A burglar took jewelry and cash, valued at about $3,635, from a home on Radcliffe Street in Bristol. Police said it happened sometime between 12:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 23, but was reported at 10:59 p.m. on Nov. 24. 

Jewelry valued at $1,550, was stolen from a home on Louise Avenue in Croydon after police said a burglar gaind entry through a rear door. It happened sometime between 7:40 a.m. and 4:05 p.m. on Nov. 26. 

A fur coat, valued at $5,000, was stolen from a home on Dixon Avenue in Bristol after police said a burglar gained entry through a basement window. It was reported at 9:17 p.m. on Nov. 26.


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