Gayborhood Crime Watch

Gayborhood Crime Watch

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google Plus

The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between Jan. 31-Feb. 6. 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 (8477).

REPORT: At 10 a.m. Jan. 31, a male on a black mountain bicycle pushed a woman down and took her purse in the 1300 block of Walnut Street, then headed west on Walnut. The offender was described as a black male in his 20s, 5-foot-9, with a thin build and wearing a black knit ski mask, a black T-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

ARRESTS: At 1:10 a.m. Feb. 1, 6th District officers arrested two males for summary offenses at 1100 Spruce St.

ARREST: At 9:30 p.m. Feb. 2, 6th District officers arrested a male for a summary offense at 1218 Spruce St.

ARRESTS: Between 8:30-9:15 p.m. Feb. 3, 6th District officers arrested four males for obstruction of a highway related to prostitution at the following locations: 1200 Locust St., 1200 Spruce St. and 1300 Pine St.

REPORT: Between 4 p.m. Feb. 3 and noon, Feb. 4, a 6-foot by 6-foot banner was stolen from the front of the Day Spa, 315 S. 13th St.

ARREST: At 4:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 6th District officers arrested a male for a summary offense at 209 S. 13th St.

ARREST: At 10:40 p.m. Feb. 4, 6th District officers arrested a male for obstruction of a highway related to prostitution at 1200 Locust St.

REPORT: At 9:55 p.m. Feb. 5, a male followed a man into the first-floor restroom of the DoubleTree Hotel, 237 S. Broad St., then pushed him against the wall and took cash from his pocket. The offender was described as a black male, 6-foot, with some facial hair and wearing a green jacket.

REPORT: At 12:50 a.m. Feb. 6, at least five males grabbed another man, outside 901 Clinton St., struck him and went through his pockets. The males fled north on 10th Street when a witness yelled “police.” Nothing was taken. The offenders were described as black or Hispanic, ages 15-20.


Find us on Facebook
Follow Us
Find Us on YouTube
Find Us on Instagram
Sign Up for Our Newsletter