Two Attacked in Collingswood Home Invasion, Arson, Burglary Case


A man apparently broke into a Collingswood home, attacked two occupants, demanded money, and then set the house on fire.

By Matt Skoufalos | February 23, 2020

Police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into a Collingswood home, attacked its occupants, then set fire to the building with them inside.

The incident happened just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the 200 block of Crestmont Terrace.

According to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO), a man allegedly broke into the property, attacked one victim, and tied another up, demanding money.

Investigators said he then set the house on fire and fled.

One of the victims described the man as thin with a short beard and dark hair. He was last seen wearing a yellow winter hat and a yellow-and-black zip-up sweatshirt.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact CCPO Det. Mike Batista at 856-676-8175 or Collingswood Police Sgt. William Lyons at 609-868-0266. Tips may also be emailed to


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