Home
 
Choose Your City
Change City

Temple home invasion robbery may have been drug-related

One of the victims was arrested for possession and intent to distribute after police found drugs in the residence.

The house where five Temple University students were robbed overnight may have been targeted for drug activity, according to a release sent to students by campus police.

Three gunman burst into the unlocked front door of the home on the 1500 block of Page Street around 10 p.m. and took cell phones and cash from four men and a woman inside, Philadelphia police said. No one was injured.

One of the suspects was reportedly arrested nearby a short time later, but the other two remain at large.

Also arrested was one of the victims of the robbery – a male student living in the home who is charged with drug possession and intent to deliver, according to the Temple Police release. The robbery is believed to have been related to the drug activity, the release states.