July 11, 2022
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police report that on Monday, July 4, 2022 at approximately 12:30 a.m., in the area of West Front Street – the victim left his place of employment and began to walk to his residence. An unknown suspect, later identified as Raheem Biddle, armed with a knife, approached the victim from behind, grabbed him by his neck and forced him onto the ground. The suspect then threatened him while demanding that he hand over all of his money. The victim complied and turned over money from his wallet to the suspect. The suspect then forced the victim at knifepoint to walk to 2 nearby ATM’s and demanded that he withdraw funds from his account. After the victim withdrew money from both locations, the suspect fled on foot toward Peace Street and out of sight.
Detective Sergeant Nazario from the Major Crimes Robbery Unit was able to obtain video footage from the Santander Bank, which captured the incident. Detective Cincilla was in charge of the investigation and same was able to ascertain additional details that led to the arrest of Raheem Biddle.
On Friday, July 9, 2022, at approximately 9:50 p.m., while canvassing the area of Barrack Street and West State Street – Detective Cincilla observed Raheem Biddle, in the aforementioned area. Upon further investigation, Raheem Biddle was found to be in possession of a kitchen knife with a shiny metallic blade and black handle. Raheem Biddle was subsequently placed under arrest without incident and charged with Robbery, Kidnapping, and multiple weapons offenses.
All arrestees/suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.