He didn't get far, Pennsylvania State Police said, in reporting the result of their "brief" foot pursuit. In a separate and unrelated incident, troopers also investigated an East Greenville burglary.
In full view of the victim, but with the aid of a "distraction tactic," a male suspect allegedly stole a $500 chip off a black jack table at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, according to state police.
Pennsylvania State Police said Sunday they are investigating the theft of construction tools stored in a vehicle at a job site on Ridge Road in Salford Township. They're hoping for public help in the case.
A man unknown to a Harleysville resident engaged him in what seemed a friendly chat at Valley Forge Casino Resort, state police said. After the man left, the victim noticed his cash voucher was missing.
One Perkiomen Valley High School student required hospitalization, and two others were arrested, in separate and unrelated incidents of alleged drug possession, state police said in information releases.
Opportunistic thieves recently stole items from vehicles left unlocked in Trappe Borough and Perkiomen Township, state police said. In a third incident, though, they broke into a car in Schwenksville.
On two separate occasions, during early morning hours Wednesday and evening hours Thursday, Pennsylvania State Police at the Valley Forge Casino Resort investigated items they likely didn't expect.
A pair of burglars allegedly stole $4,500 in hand and power tools from the Upper Hanover home of a 49-year-old man, state police reported Wednesday. No force was involved, and they got away. The case is under investigation.