Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, PA — Police were dispatched yesterday around 4:15 PM to the Metropolitan Arts Apartment located at 118 Montgomery Ave. in Bala.  A reported strong-armed robbery had just occurred in the parking lot. 

According to police four teenagers,  two white and two black approached the victim in the parking lot and took a backpack containing sneakers; they fled in a blue vehicle.  No other information is available at this time

The term Strong-arm robbery is used to describe a criminal act where the offender uses or threatens to use his or her fists, feet, hands, or teeth to deprive the victim of their personal possessions or money. 

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