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Two arrested for Prospect Park home invasion, one remains at large

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:  May 31, 2016
Emily H. Harris- 610.891.4163

 

District Attorney Jack Whelan and Chief Cliff Engel of the Prospect Park Police Department announced the arrest of two individuals responsible for the a armed home invasion that occurred the evening of Monday, May 30 in Prospect Park.  

The third suspect, known as "Pappo" remains at large. He is described as a black male with brown eyes approximately 18-25 years old. Anyone with information in reference to the individual pictured is asked to call 911 or Prospect Park Police at 610-534-2222.

Nickoly Lewis, 18 of the 200 block of Holiday Drive in Pocono Summit, PA and Dakir Grant, 23, of the 7000 block of Ventnor Drive in Tobyhanna, PA are currently in police custody.

On Monday, May 30 at approximately 10:23 p.m., Prospect Park Police responded to an emergency call for a subject with a gun inside a residence located in the 200 block of Lafayette Avenue. According to the homeowners, three armed black males entered the front door which was unlocked.  While holding one of the homeowners at gunpoint on the kitchen floor, the men searched the home for valuables. One of the residents was able to call 911 to report the robbery and assault. At that time, the three men abruptly fled the house through the rear door.

Several units arrived on scene to assist Prospect Park Police, including the District Attorney's Criminal Investigation Division (CID).  During the search of the house and in the rear yard two shotguns were located near the property. 

Anyone with information in regards to the third perpetrator known as "Pappo" is asked to call 911 or Prospect Park Police at 610-534-2222.