Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Man killed in Collingdale armed robbery

Collingdale Police Chief Bob Adams said store owner Yogesh Bhavsar, 34, was fatally shot in the chest during an apparent armed robbery Wednesday.

Man killed in Collingdale armed robbery

This story has been updated

Collingdale Police Chief Bob Adams said store owner Yogesh Bhavsar, 34, was fatally shot  in the chest during an apparent armed robbery Wednesday.

Police responded to MacDade Boulevard near Chester Avenue around 4:45 p.m. after a woman walked into Best Convenience and saw Bhavsar lying behind the counter.

The woman ran to a nearby tavern to call for help, Adams said, and the man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police took two people in for questioning but released them by Wednesday night.

Adams said police would watch surveillance footage from the store’s cameras to try getting a better look at the suspects. He said an undisclosed amount of money was taken from the store during the robbery.

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