Darien Isaiah Hudson
Photo: WEST CHESTER POLICE
Photo: WEST CHESTER POLICE

Have you seen him? West Chester police searching for suspect in Facebook Marketplace sale theft

Police say Darien Isiah Hudson, 19, allegedly stole $200 from a juvenile during a failed cellphone transaction on Sunday.

The victim met Hudson near 5150 Aster Park Drive to purchase a phone that was advertised on Facebook Marketplace, police said. When they met, Hudson allegedly took off running with the money and the phone.

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When a friend of the victim chased Hudson to get the money back, Hudson and three other suspects allegedly assaulted him. The police report indicates the friend suffered a minor injury.

Hudson is known to frequent the area of the robbery, officials said.

Hudson’s last known address is in the Walnut Hills neighborhood of Cincinnati.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040 or the West Chester Police Department at 513-777-2231.

Tips may also be submitted online through the WCPD anonymous tip line.

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