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Gayborhood Crime Watch

The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between March. 7-13. Information is courtesy of Sixth District Capt. Brian Korn; Stacy Irving, senior director, Crime Prevention Service; Center City District; the Police Liaison Committee and Midtown Village Merchants Association. To report crime tips, visit www.phillypolice.com or call 215-686-TIPS.

INCIDENTS

— At 5:35 p.m. Feb. 29, someone snatched a woman’s handbag while she was outside 1100 Market St. The suspect was described as a black male who was wearing a black hoodie and black pants. He fled on foot, south on 11th Street. 

INCIDENTS

— At 3:50 a.m. Feb. 9, a man was walking in the 1300 block of Locust Street when five men, one with a knife, exited a black SUV and assaulted him. The victim sustained a cut on his face. The suspects were only described as black and in their 20s.

INCIDENTS           

— At 9:15 p.m. Feb. 1, a woman was walking in the 1300 block of Spruce Street when, for unknown reasons, a man threw a cell phone at her, striking her in the head and causing a laceration. The man fled east on Spruce Street and was described as black with a light complexion, in his late teens, wearing an orange shirt and using a multi-colored skateboard.

INCIDENTS

— At 2 p.m. Jan. 25, a man stole items from West Elm, 1330 Chestnut St. He was described as black with a dark complexion, 300 pounds and wearing a black puffy coat.

INCIDENTS

— At 3:10 a.m. Jan. 18, two men knocked another man down outside 21 S. 13th St. One of the men had a knife. They stole the victim’s wallet, cell phone and tablet and fled south on 13th Street. They were described as black and in their 20s. One was wearing a brown jacket and gray skull cap, and the other was wearing all black.

The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between Jan. 4-10. Information is courtesy of Sixth District Capt. Brian Korn; Stacy Irving, senior director, Crime Prevention Service; Center City District; the Police Liaison Committee and Midtown Village Merchants Association. To report crime tips, visit www.phillypolice.com or call 215-686-TIPS.

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