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Girl Scout Robber Confesses, Police Say

The 31-year-old former Berwyn resident is charged in other recent incidents, too.

Tredyffrin Township police on Wednesday announced an arrest, and a confession, in the Jan. 20 robbery from a Girl Scout cookie sale at the Berwyn Pathmark, according to TE Patch.

Jevon Michael Avis, 31, of Carlisle, and formerly of the 300 block of Beechwood Avenue in Berwyn, was arrested Tuesday evening. He admitted stealing from the scouts in an interview with a police detective, police say.

Avis is charged with robbery and related crimes in that case, as well as facing charges in a purse-snatching that happened Monday at Pathmark. His arraignment and preliminary hearing in Devon District Court are pending.

On Jan. 20, according to police, a man they now identify as Avis stole from a Pathmark plastic donation container intended to benefit U.S. troops, then snatched about $20 from Troop 4305's cash box. The scouts closed the box quickly, and the robber fled.

Read more on TE Patch.

marcthepig February 28, 2013 at 01:20 PM
They should make this guy wear a Girl Scout uniform in prison.
John February 28, 2013 at 03:28 PM
what a loser
Laura Schwartz February 28, 2013 at 05:12 PM
They should make him pay restitution and then some.
Franken Harpo February 28, 2013 at 07:23 PM
Let he that has never stolen from the Girl Scouts throw the first stone!
HARLEY D March 07, 2013 at 01:06 PM
Another "DUMBASS WHITE BOY" all bet your homies are laughing there ass off...

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