Jerry Hart charged in armed robbery in Henderson


Officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery on Frankie Lane in Henderson at approximately 10 p.m. Jan. 2.
According to a press release, the victim alleged he was sitting in his vehicle when he was approached by a black male. The suspect reportedly pulled a pistol from his pocket, pointed it to the victim’s head, and demanded money. After receiving some things from the victim, the suspect ran off.
As part of current and ongoing investigations, officers did execute a search warrant on Jan. 7 at a residence on Frankie Lane. Numerous items were located at the residence, some of which belonged to the victim of the earlier robbery. During the course of the investigation, Investigators determined that Jerry Alton Hart, 57, was a suspect, and is being charged in connection with this robbery.
Chief of Police Gary A. Davidson stated, “Any time someone is a victim of a crime in the City of Henderson, this department works extremely hard to bring justice for the victim.”
Hart was charged with aggravated burglary, in addition to previous reported charges including theft under $1,000 and possession of firearm by a convicted felon. He is held in the Chester County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bond.