UPDATE: NJ Home Invasion Suspect Arrested After Cops Receive Tip
A 24-year-old Philadelphia man was charged with yesterday’s armed home invasion after a concerned citizen came forward with information.
According to authorities, at approximately 3:34 p.m. police responded to Muirfield Court, for a report of an armed home invasion.
During the investigation, police learned that a white male subject armed with a handgun entered the front door of the residence and confronted the 19-year-old babysitter demanding to know where the resident's stored their money.
Officials say the babysitter and the homeowner's 2-year-old child were home at the time of the home invasion, neither sustained any injuries during the incident. The armed suspect fled the scene before police arrived.
Chief Richard J. Meder this afternoon announced that a concerned citizen came forward with information pertaining to the home invasion which occurred Thursday leading to the arrest of Shannon M. Soroka, 24, of Philadelphia.
According to authorities, Soroka was located and taken into custody without incident.
Police say Soroka will be trasferred to the Burlington County Jail on numerous offenses which include Robbery, Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Criminal Mischief, Criminal Restraint.