Gayborhood Crime Watch: Oct. 24-30, 2016

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Oct. 24-30, 2016

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The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between Oct. 24-30. Information is courtesy of Sixth District Crime Analyst Officer Robert Savino. To report crime tips, visit or call 215-686-TIPS.


— At 1 a.m. Oct. 24, a woman heard a noise inside her apartment in the 200 block of South 13th Street. When she went to investigate, she observed a woman fleeing her apartment with her laptop. A security person for the building chased the suspect to Broad and Walnut streets, where where she got into a cab. Central Detectives is investigating. The woman was described as Hispanic, in her late 20s, 5-foot-9, 170 pounds, with black shoulder-length hair, glasses and wearing a black jacket and black jeans.

— At 3:10 a.m. Oct. 24, a man was approached by two men, described only as black, in the 1100 block of Locust Street, one of whom pointed a gun at his head and stole the victim’s iPhone 7 and wallet.

— At 12:06 a.m. Oct. 27, the owner of Happily Ever After located at 1010 Pine St, was alerted that his alarm system was activated. An unknown person had pried open the front door and stolen money from the cash register.

— There was one theft from a parked vehicle reported Oct. 24-30: in the 300 block of South 10th Street.

— There was one theft of a bicycle reported Oct. 24-30: outside 201 S. Broad St.


— At 4:19 p.m. Oct. 24, police issued a summary citation to a 16-year-old female for fare evasion in the 1100 block of Market Street.

— At 6:15 p.m. Oct. 24, police issued a summary citation to a 61-year-old man for drinking from an open container of alcohol outside 201 S. Broad St.


— At 4:30 a.m. Oct. 25, Sixth District Officers Dilworth and Coupas arrested a 27-year-old man for theft of a bicycle outside the Wawa at 201 S. Broad St.

— At 1:30 p.m. Oct. 26, SEPTA officers arrested a 23-year-old woman for assault on police, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct at 1234 Market St.

— At 2:34 p.m. Oct. 26, police arrested a 40-year-old man for attempting to cash bad checks inside the Citizens Bank at 1234 Market St.

— At 10:04 a.m. Oct. 28, Sixth District Officers Wenger and Seifert arrested a 25-year-old man for the theft of a cell phone in the 1200 block of Pine Street.

— At 1 a.m. Oct. 29, Sixth District Officers Ferrero and Keenan arrested a 54-year-old man for selling marijuana in the 1300 block of Walnut Street.

— At 5:42 a.m. Oct. 29, Sixth District Officers Witherspoon and Grier arrested a 52-year-old man in the 1300 block of Chancellor Street who was wanted on a warrant for a probation violation.

— At 9:35 a.m. Oct. 29, Sixth District Officer McBaine arrested a 24-year-old man for aggravated assault after the man allegedly pointed a knife at another man and threatened to stab him inside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S. 10th St.

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