Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383


The Department of Public Safety received a report of an attempted carjacking that occurred at approximately 1030 pm this evening , 4/22/2014. The crime occurred on Sharpless street between the Sharpless garage and the New Street garage. The female victim was attempting to park her car when a white male approached. The males told the victim to exit the car. The victim refused and drove off. The male is described as a white male, 6 foot tall, wearing a black hoodie and black sweat pants. No further description provided. No weapon was displayed or implied. The victim was not physically injured. West Chester Borough Police are investigating the incident and expect to file charges. West Chester Borough Police request that anyone with information relating to this crime contact the West Chester Borough Police Department at 610-696-2700. If you or someone you know has been affected by a criminal act, the following resources are available to you: (*denotes confidential resource) Counseling Center*: 610-436-2301 Health Center: 610-436-2509 Social Equity/Title IX Coordinator: 610-436-2513 Womens Center: 610-436-2122 Judicial Affairs: 610-436-3511 Chester County Crime Victims Center*: 610-692-7273 National Sexual Assault Hotline*: 1-800-656-HOPE