Gayborhood Crime Watch

Gayborhood Crime Watch

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The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between March 23-27. Information is courtesy of 6th 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: Between 8:30-9:30 p.m. March 23, complainant’s bicycle, secured to a pole outside 241 S. 11th St., was stolen.

ARREST: At 1:30 a.m. March 24, 6th District officers arrested a female for a summary arrest outside 200 S. 13th St.

REPORT: Between 8:30 p.m. March 20 and 10 a.m. March 24, someone smashed the window of a 1999 Toyota, parked in the 300 block of South 10th Street, and stole a GPS and tools. This report was received by the DPR Unit via phone, thus police were not dispatched and no prints were lifted.

REPORT: At 6:45 p.m. March 25, complainant was at Ninth and Pine streets when a male snatched the iPhone from his hand and fled south on Ninth, then east on Lombard. The offender was described as an Asian male, 5-foot-8, 130 pounds and wearing a black sweatshirt and a black hat.

REPORT: At 4 a.m. March 27 (incident reported 7 a.m. to the 18th District), out-of-town complainant met a male at 13th and Walnut streets and let him into his car. The male told the complainant he would help him find girls; the complainant declined, at which time the male stabbed the complainant in the neck with a small penknife. The complainant shoved the male out of the car and was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania by private auto. The offender was described as a black male in his 20s, 6-foot with light complexion and wearing all black clothing.


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