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Teen Allegedly Robbed at Gunpoint on Penn Street

According to Phoenixville Police, an acquaintance pointed a handgun at the boy and demanded he hand over everything he had.

A Phoenixville man robbed a teenager at gunpoint last week, police are reporting.

According to court documents, on January 30 at approximately 3:45 p.m. a 17-year-old male was approached by Dallas Jeffrey Young, 18, in front of a home on the 10 block of Penn Street.

The teen knew Young from previous encounters, and the pair spoke briefly before Young asked the victim to follow him to the back of the house. Once there, Young allegedly pulled out a black handgun and demanded the victim give him “everything he’s got.” The victim handed over $75 of the $95 he had, and told Young he needed the rest. Young repeated his demand and the teen handed over the last $20.

The victim was then told to leave, and he got in an awaiting vehicle and drove away. The victim told police he believed Young would have shot him if he hadn’t handed over his money.

Dallas Jeffrey Young was arrested on January 31 and charged with four felony counts of robbery, an additional felony charge for carrying a firearm without a license to do so, and six misdemeanors related to the alleged crime. He faces preliminary hearing on February 7.

nameless citizen February 06, 2013 at 06:10 PM
Mr Young may want to think of a new career in rocket science.
Paula Jean February 06, 2013 at 06:12 PM
Sadly these criminals go to my children's school. Dallas is nothing but a drug dealing thug. They need to do a clean sweep of the north side once and for all. This isn't the first time a teenager had a handgun on the north side. It wasn't that long ago one of these teens shot up a house in a drive by. I'd like to know what kind of parents these kids have?! But, then again... I already know. You can make P-Ville as pretty as you want but, it will never get rid of the cockroaches!!
harry finster February 06, 2013 at 07:18 PM
did the criminal go to phoenixville high school,renaissance academy,or cat pickering ? which school breeds these people ?
harry finster February 06, 2013 at 09:14 PM
the really sad comment is you people accept this as reality ,and feel powerless to do anything about it
Jennifer Hayes February 07, 2013 at 08:46 AM
Wow Harry, you hit the nail on the head. A school bred these people. You are so smart! I hope you met someone in your pathetic life that would be drunk/high enough to want to breed with you so we can have more smart guys ljke you.
SCANDAL February 07, 2013 at 12:24 PM
I wonder when parents are going to take charge of their kids again . Stop worrying about if you are going to hurt their feeling because you say NO they cant go to that party or hangout until midnight on the streets. We are not suppose to be our children's best friends. We are here to guide them to their adult hood and teach them morals, respect, honesty, empathy , and integrity . Yes I know there are the few cases that the parents are very involved and try to give guide lines. But a majority of kids today who have parents that are busy with their own lives that they allow children to do as they wish.
John February 07, 2013 at 03:12 PM
I have relatives that go to the schools you mentioned above. They are all honor students who have been accepted to top colleges.... My neice goes to Renaissance and she makes straight A's and is actually active in her community..YES, Phoenixville community. See, people like you are what is sad. You sit from far away and take something like the 'Police blotter' and say "hey, this is what all of phoenixville is about'...and well you don't even live in Phoenixville. I bet you don't even live in PA. What is sad is that you have time to trash a community, call it names, and rope everyone who lives here in one group of thugs and degenerates...however, you can't seem to stop talking about it. Find me a town, that doesn't have crime, especially during a time of positive transition. Decades of fighting, crime and upheavel on the streets of rome produced some of the great artist in the history of history. A century of peace in Switzerland produced a koo-koo clock. Get a life Harry. Do something productive in YOUR community and quit coming on here and trashing ours, loser.
Used to live in the Ville,,,,, February 07, 2013 at 03:42 PM
Who ever is making these comments as Harrys Mom...please...stop...you may find it funny, but there are some of us who don't and find it disgusting. Thanks.
harry finster February 08, 2013 at 12:58 AM
@!john thats really phoenixville think, when a thug robs someone you will get better art ?.if you murder someone do you get a masterpiece?rome is a big dirty city full of ruins and a colorful past,but remember mussolini coined the word facist (which meant he wanted to restore rome to its glory days )and the world saw what a joke that was .now it is pretty much a ruined place with romans trying to leave as fast as they can,run by a hidden group called mafia. switzerland is clean beautiful full of strong democratic people.i might add they dont allow thugs to run their streets
SCANDAL February 08, 2013 at 11:56 AM
I so agree .
jan February 08, 2013 at 01:48 PM
HARRY You are an idiot. Schools do have there problems, yes. Its a shame a teacher is not even allowed to touch a student. The studenta beleive and maybe they do have more power than the teaching staff. But it really all falls back on the parenting. School do not breed these criminals
John February 08, 2013 at 04:00 PM
JAn - Harry is a loser, plain and simple. He's an old, sad man. He doesn't even live here. Pay him no mind. Instead of wasting time ripping a community on the rise, which he doesn't even live in, he could be doing something productive in his own community...which he chooses not to. Nothing to see here..... the more he comes back, the more sorry I feel for him....seriously.
John February 08, 2013 at 04:05 PM
What you wrote here, simply proves what EVERYONE here knows...you are an idiot. YOu completely missed the entire point. trust me, phoenixville is better without you ....now go away...seriously, stop writing here. this is for people who live here who want to know what's going on in their community, and potetially do something positive. Sheeew.
harry finster February 08, 2013 at 06:58 PM
if a teacher at phoenixville touches a kid its probably a molestation ,my old homeroom teacher allowed me to be late everyday because he would have been a molester if given the opportunity that is a fact
John February 08, 2013 at 08:52 PM
Trust me loser, no one is surprised. Loser
Used to live in the Ville,,,,, February 10, 2013 at 12:50 AM
John, if you feel so sorry for him , then why do entertain him and encourage him with your rude and often disgusting comments. Why not just ignore him? You only make yourself look bad!
John February 11, 2013 at 02:41 PM
a. I have not said anything disgusting b. Looking good on a police blotter is not a goal of mine in life c. Harry is a loser who doesn't even live in this state....he lives on a completely different COAST! He goes out of his way to go online, spread hatred about a community that I spend a lot of time and money working hand and hand with others to improve....only to have this asshole trash it every single day. This is what is wrong with our society. He is spreading hate to something that has nothing to do with him and I will not let him off the hook. I will continue to beat him down until he does the right thing and just goes away. We tried the 'ignore him' angle and that didn't work. I will continue to defend this town that I love from hate sprewers like Harry, and I have no issues doing it. He will either go away, or die...and I hope on his death bed he thinks to himself what a wasted life he has lead by attacking a community on the other side of the country. If that makes me look bad, so be it.
Ed Roper February 11, 2013 at 02:47 PM
I actually have a theory that "harry" isn't really from the west coast. I think he could be somebody regional, well connected, and with a grudge against phoenixville. Still a giant a-hole regardless.
harry finster February 11, 2013 at 09:20 PM
@John Your school harbors a past penn state like monster which phoenixville will apparently hide for ever. Because there is no legal recourse the current method is used to highlight current deficiencies with your town. @ harry finsters love child I left a dying town in the 70"s and never regretted it for a minute phoenixville is more like serbia than the united states
John February 12, 2013 at 03:16 AM
40 years, and you still can't stop talking about it, loser.
John February 12, 2013 at 03:18 AM
You are so sure about this monster, yet, you don't tell anyone? You were probably an accomplice, fled to the other side of the country to escape, you suck freak.
harry finster February 12, 2013 at 04:32 AM
people knew but phoenixville is a slum and nobody cares ,he wasnt a sexual abuser but a psychotic nazi
harry finster February 12, 2013 at 04:33 AM
how do you define loser ?
John February 12, 2013 at 03:13 PM
Nope...you said Child Molestor. It all makes sense now. You were an enabler or accomplise to a pedofiler...you were about to get busted, so you fled to the other side of the country. You come onto the police blotter of a town you haven't lived in for decades to see if he got busted yet. If/when he gets busted, you know that I will be sending the police your information....so you want a heads up so you can flee to Mexico. It all makes perfect sense now....ENABLER OF PEDOPHILE!!!!
John February 12, 2013 at 03:15 PM
Someone who enables ped's.... or, is a pedophile himself..you are one or the other you sick freak. Like I said, Phoenixville is better with one less child predator here.
harry finster February 12, 2013 at 04:04 PM
you are just as crazy as the rest of the phoenixville people
John February 12, 2013 at 05:55 PM
Whatever you say PEEEEDY.. That's your new name. Peeedy. Don't worry Harry. You can go away from these boards, if they do catch the pedophile you helped, we will send some type of pedophile bat signal so you can run for the hills... hills, meaning, Mexico.
Noname February 13, 2013 at 04:34 AM
That kid robs everyone , and his house is the one who everyone shoots at because he burns so many bridges. I have never heard of more better time that karma has bit someone in the ass . He deserves every charge he gets . What goes around comes around . Karma is a bitch
harry finster February 13, 2013 at 04:58 PM
on the other hand im just a big turd named harry finster and my opinion is garbage
harry finster February 13, 2013 at 05:01 PM
you define loser by middle aged man by the name of harry finster stalking the Phoenixville patch just to comment on a town that i have nothing to do with so yes if u want a definition of a loser just look at me and the comments i harry finster posts

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