The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between Feb. 15-20. 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).
ARRESTS: Between 7:35-9:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Sixth District plainclothes officers arrested two males for prostitution at 245 S. 13th St. and 1200 Locust St.
REPORT: Between 2:20-3:35 p.m. Feb. 15, someone smashed a window of complainant’s 2002 Chevy, parked in the 300 block of South Camac Street, and stole a bag of dirty clothes and some toys. Sixth District Officer Sprouls was unable to lift fingerprints.
REPORT: At 10:15 p.m. Feb. 15, complainant was outside his residence in the 900 block of Clinton Street when a male grabbed his gym bag and attempted to take it. The complainant struggled and held on to his gym bag. The male fled west on Clinton, empty-handed. The offender was described as a black male, 17 years old with curly hair with cornrows and wearing a black coat.
ARREST: At 2:55 a.m. Feb. 17, 6th District officers arrested a male for a summary offense at 1300 Spruce St.
ARREST: At 8:50 p.m. Feb. 17, district officers arrested a male for obstruction of a highway related to prostitution at 1200 Locust St.
ARRESTS: At 8:55 p.m. Feb. 17, 6th District officers arrested two males for summary offenses at 400 S. Watts St.
REPORT: At 6:10 p.m. Feb. 18, complainant tied his dog on a leash to a pole at 10th and Locust streets and left her unattended. At 6:25 p.m., he discovered the dog was missing. The dog is described as a female Wirehair Jack Russell Terrier named Molly, approximately 14 pounds.
REPORT: Between 10:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Feb. 18, someone smashed a window of out-of-town complainant’s 2001 Nissan, parked in the 400 block of South Hutchinson Street, and stole an iPhone. Sixth District Officer Romznczuk attempted to lift fingerprints.
ARREST: Between 12:15-4 a.m. Feb. 18, 6th District officers arrested two males for summary offenses at 410 S. 13th St. and 12th and Pine streets.
ARREST: At 2 p.m. Feb. 18, 6th District officers arrested a male for a summary offense and as a fugitive on an open bench warrant in the 1200 block of Spruce Street.
REPORT: Between 9 a.m.-6:10 p.m. Feb. 19, someone smashed the window of complainant’s 2005 Honda, parked in the 1100 block of St. James Street, and stole a GPS. This report was received by the DPR Unit via phone, thus police were not dispatched.
ARREST: At 2:20 p.m. Feb. 19, 6th District officers arrested two males for summary offenses at 1301 Lombard St.
REPORT: At 2:40 a.m. Feb. 20, out-of-town complainant returned to his 2009 Ford, parked in the 1300 block of Locust Street, and observed a male leaning inside a broken window. The complainant confronted the male, who pulled a small pocketknife and took a bottle of soda from the front seat, then fled north on Juniper Street. The offender was described as a black male, 45-50 years old, with large framed glasses. He walked with a limp and was wearing a black knit cap and a black coat.