Southeastern PA

3 teens charged with robbing nine 7-Eleven stores

Three teens were charged in a series of armed robberies at 7-Eleven stores in Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia counties.

Nazear Newton, 18, of Huntington Valley; Quentin Archie, 19, of Philadelphia; and Phillip Coleman, Jr., 19, of Philadelphia were charged in the robberies.

Officials said the men were apprehended after an armed robbery of a 7-Eleven in Ambler in Upper Dublin Township on February 21.

After their arrests, investigators determined the three also committed eight other 7-Eleven robberies in the area.

Officials said the robberies took place between January 21 and February 21 at 7-Elevens in Bensalem Township, Bristol Township and Warrington Township in Bucks County; Springfield Township in Montgomery County; and Welsh Road, Ridge Avenue, Broad Street and Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia.

Newton, Archie and Coleman were arraigned on a slew of charges in front of Magisterial District Judge Patricia Zaffarano.

They are in Montgomery County Correctional Facility on $1 million bail each.

A preliminary hearing is set for April 27.


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