On June 4, 2019, at 9:38 PM, Abington Police responded to the report of a robbery in progress at the LukOil Gas Station, located at 1450 Old York Road in Abington Township. Arriving officers spoke with the clerk, who stated that after he closed the store, he encountered a male who produced a handgun and forced him to reopen the store. Once inside the store, the suspect threatened to shoot the victim, and physically assaulted him by punching and kicking him numerous times. The suspect grabbed cash and cigarettes from the store before fleeing on foot. Officers located the suspect about a block away from the robbery and arrested him. The stolen cash, cigarettes, along with the gun used in the robbery were recovered. The victim sustained minor injuries, but did not require medical treatment.
The suspect is identified as 32-year-old Antoinne REAVES, of the 2800 block of Deveraux Street in Philadelphia. REAVES was charged with robbery, aggravated assault, and related charges. REAVES was arraigned by District Judge Kessler, and his bail was set at $50,000 cash.
CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREFOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY.
Approved for release:
Lt. Steve Fink