On December 11, 2018, the Lower Pottsgrove Police Department conducted an undercover operation in relation to the investigation of a number of robberies involving the use of the classified advertisement site Letgo. During the investigation, Detectives identified an advertisement on Letgo that was being used by the suspect to sell an iPhone. Detectives met with the suspect and as a result of the interaction, a juvenile male was arrested. The juvenile male is charged with robbery and drug possession. The Lower Pottsgrove Police Department is continuing to investigate the other robberies that have occurred through the use of Letgo.
The Lower Pottsgrove Police continue to urge the public to use caution when buying or selling items. Police recommend that the any interactions take place in a public, well-lit location.