Gayborhood Crime Watch: Nov. 2-8, 2015

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Nov. 2-8, 2015

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— At 5:50 p.m. Nov. 4, a man was outside 1000 Market St. when he was slapped on the side of his head by a teenage male, who stole his cell phone. The suspect was black, about 15 years old, 5-foot-10, and 120 pounds and was wearing a blue jacket.

— At 11 p.m. Nov. 4, a man lost his hotel key card while at the bar inside the Marriott, 1201 Market St. At 11 a.m. Nov. 5, he discovered an iPad missing from his room. The key card was used to gain access during the night.

— At 3:45 a.m. Nov. 6, a person was walking outside 1100 Spruce St. when a man with a handgun approached and stole $33, fleeing east on Spruce Street. The perpetrator was described as black, 40, 5-foot-10, thin, with a light complexion and mustache and wearing a black baseball cap and a gray hoodie.

— At 12:30 a.m. Nov. 7, a resident was sleeping in an apartment in the 900 block of Spruce Street and heard the unlocked sliding door open. Upon checking the room, a shoulder bag was found to be missing. The resident locked the door, went back to sleep and called police the next morning. Sixth District Officer Kennan was unable to lift fingerprints.


— At 5:10 p.m. Nov. 3, a former employee got into an argument with the owner of the pizza shop at 31 S. 11th St. over wages owed. The former employee pulled out a handgun and threatened the owner before leaving. Sixth District bike-patrol Officer Marsh stopped the suspect from attempting to drive away and recovered a loaded handgun from under the seat of his vehicle. The 24-year-old suspect with an out-of-town address was charged with making terroristic threats and related offenses.

— Between 11 p.m. Nov. 4 and 12:30 a.m. Nov. 5, members of the Citywide Vice Unit made arrests for prostitution outside 100 S. 13th St. and 200 S. 12th St.

— At 4:50 a.m. Nov. 6, a man was in the 1300 block of Chancellor Street when three men accosted him, striking him with a handgun and stealing his money. Sixth District bike-patrol Officer Downey was at 200 S. Juniper St. and interceded, pursuing one male into the subway. When he exited, Sixth District foot-beat Officer Neal apprehended him. The other men fled in separate directions. The 27-year-old suspect was charged with robbery and related offenses. Central Detectives is investigating the identity of the other two suspects. 


— At 1:25 a.m. Nov. 3, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1322 Locust St.

— On Nov. 4, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 5:30 p.m. outside 1201 Walnut St., 5:40 p.m. outside 201 S. Broad St., 5:45 p.m. outside 1238 Walnut St. and 6:10 p.m. outside 1235 Market St.

— On Nov. 7, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 1:10 a.m. outside 200 S. 13th St. and 4:50 a.m. outside 200 S. Camac St. 

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