Cops, Courts and Fire

Car Stolen From Newtown Twp. Speeds Away From Police


A stolen Nissan Altima sped away from police after they spotted it.

The white 2007 Nissan Altima with Pennsylvania registration JJP-8455 was stolen around 2 a.m. last Friday from a residence on Northrup Court in Newtown Township. Officers were called while the theft was in progress, police said.

The vehicle was spotted Monday around 1 a.m. in Penndel Borough at the 7-Eleven on West Lincoln Highway. A Penndel officer found the vehicle in the parking lot of the gas station and convenience store and reported that it fled into Bensalem and toward Philadelphia at a high rate of speed.

The two men captured on surveillance images at the 7-Eleven are suspects and believed to be involved in overnight thefts from vehicles in Lower Bucks County, police said.

Anyone with information can contact police via Crimewatch.

Credit: Newtown Township police

Credit: Newtown Township police


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Tom Sofield

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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001