Towamencin Teen Captured in Woods After Alleged Robbery

Andrew Kahlil Lewis, 18, of Freedom Circle, was remanded to Montgomery County prison in lieu of $300,000 cash bail

, with the assistance of Montgomery Township Police canine unit, apprehended a Towamencin teenager at 2 p.m. April 13 in a wooded area between Adams and Rittenhouse roads after he fled from police.

Police said Andrew Kahlil Lewis, 18, of the 600 block of Freedom Circle, Towamencin, fled when police served an arrest warrant at his home, in connection with his alleged involvement in a robbery and assault of a 24-year-old woman, police said.

Lewis remains in Montgomery County prison in lieu of $300,000 cash bail, police said, after arraignment before District Judge Ken Deatelhauser. He is charged with robbery, theft, receiving stolen property, simple assault and harassment, police said.

On April 12, at 7:46 p.m., Towamencin Police responded to the area of Liberty Bell Drive and Adams Road for a reported robbery.

The victim told police that a man punched her in the face and took $250 cash from her, police said.

Police said the man, known to the victim as “Kahlil,” fled on foot southbound on Liberty Bell Drive.

The victim told police that Lewis lived in the same complex where the incident took place, police said.

The victim had a red swollen area on her face, where Lewis allegedly punched her, police said. The victim declined medical treatment at the scene.

Police identified Lewis as a suspect, and went to his home at 2 p.m. April 13, police said.

When Lewis saw police, he fled on foot, police said. Police set up a perimeter and eventually apprehended Lewis, police said.


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