Gayborhood Crime Watch: Feb. 20-26, 2017

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Feb. 20-26, 2017

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— At 6:45 p.m. Feb. 19 (reported Feb. 21), someone stole a woman’s unattended handbag inside Macy’s, 1300 Market St.

— At 4:40 p.m. Feb. 23, a man walked into the Citizens Bank at 1234 Market St. and gave the teller a demand note. She told him her drawer was empty and he approached another teller, who refused. He fled without any money. The suspect is described as black, in his 50s, 5-foot-6, with a dark complexion, wearing a black jacket, a gray knit cap and sunglasses and carrying a laptop bag.

— There were three thefts from parked vehicles reported Feb. 20-26: outside 1201 Market St., 1000 Sansom St. and 1309 Locust St.  

— There was one theft of a bicycle reported Feb. 20-26: outside 211 S. Broad St.


— At 5:17 p.m. Feb. 21, police issued a summary citation to a 15-year-old boy at 1100 Market St. for fare evasion on the Market-Frankford Line.

— At 8:14 p.m. Feb. 22, police arrested a 29-year-old man in the 200 block of South Broad Street for defiant trespass after he was found wandering the halls of a building on the block.

— At 12:57 a.m. Feb. 26, police arrested a 28-year-old man for driving under the influence in the 1300 block of Locust Street.

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