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Man Accused of Carjacking Priest; Charged with Kidnapping, Robbing Woolwich Pharmacy

By kcora on
Woolwich

A man accused of carjacking a priest outside a drugstore is now accused of taking a woman hostage while robbing a pharmacy in Gloucester County.

According to officials, thanks to forensic evidence, Donald C. Hart, has been linked to a June 19 robbery at CVS Pharmacy in Woolwich.

Hart, who during the robbery was wearing heavy clothing, a reflective vest and a hard hat - entered the store holding a crowbar while claiming he was armed with a gun but never actually displaying one, took a customer hostage, according to police.

He approached pharmacy technician demanding several bottles of oxycodone before trying to steal the hostage’s vehicle.

The victim was unharmed, police said.

Hart was charged with robbery, aggravated assault, criminal restraint, theft of drugs and weapons possession offenses.

He was held on $150,000 bail in Camden County Jail.

In the Haddonfield incident, Hart held up the drugstore and then carjacked a priest in the parking lot.