Gayborhood Crime Watch: Feb. 27-March 5

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Feb. 27-March 5

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INCIDENTS 

— At 7:04 a.m. March 1, someone broke the front window of Fuel, 1225 Walnut St., and stole two cash registers. The investigation is ongoing.

— Between 1-1:30 p.m. March 1, a man tampered with the front-door lock to gain access to an apartment building in the 100 block of South 11th Street. He stole items from an unlocked apartment. He was described as black, wearing a black Adidas cap, a dark blue or black coat and dark blue jeans and carrying a backpack.

— At 3:30 a.m. March 2, two men approached a woman while she was standing on the 200 block of South 13th Street and stole her phone and wallet from her hand. Police later arrested a 34-year-old suspect and recovered the wallet. The other man was described as black, in his 20s, about 5-foot-5, wearing tan pants.

— At 1:15 p.m. March 2, a man walked into Starbucks, 1201 Market St., and pointed his right hand, which was covered in a bag to simulate a gun, at the clerk. He demanded money and threatened to shoot the employee if she didn’t comply. The clerk backed away from the register, and he stole the tip jar and fled. He was described as black, in his late 30s, 6 feet, with a thin build and scruffy beard and wearing a black skull cap, a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

— At 6:29 a.m. March 4, a man broke the glass door of Zio Pizza Shop, 111 S. 11th St., and stole a cash register. He was described as black, wearing a black jacket, black jeans and blue sneakers.

— There was one theft from a parked vehicle reported Feb. 27-March 5: outside 310 S. Camac St.

— There was one theft of a bicycle reported Feb. 27-March 5: outside 1339 Chestnut St.

ARRESTS

— At 11:30 a.m. Feb. 28, police arrested a 37-year-old man for prostitution in the 1300 block of Locust Street.

— At 4 p.m. Feb. 28, police arrested a 35-year-old man for narcotics sales in the 200 block of South Broad Street.

— At 12:33 p.m. March 1, police arrested a 59-year-old man inside the SEPTA station at 1300 Market St. for defiant trespass.

— At 5:05 a.m. March 2, police arrested a 61-year-old man for auto theft in the 300 block of South Camac Street.

— At 7:12 p.m. March 2, police arrested a 38-year-old man for making terroristic threats in the 800 block of Spruce Street.

— At 11:10 p.m. March 3, police arrested a 51-year-old man in the 1300 block of Sansom Street for narcotics sales.

— At midnight March 3, police arrested a 59-year-old man in the 1300 block of Sansom Street for failing to register as a Megan’s Law Offender.

— At 7:01 p.m. March 5, police arrested a 61-year-old man in the 200 block of South Broad Street for drinking from an open container of alcohol.

— At 8:10 p.m. March 5, police arrested a 50-year-old man in the 1200 block of Locust Street for a probation violation.


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