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 28-April 3. 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 or call 215-686-TIPS (8477).

REPORT: On March 30, someone was accosted outside of 1010 Pine St. by two males, one with a handgun, who demanded and took an iPhone and wallet. The offenders fled west on Pine then north on 11th. They were described as black males in their 20s: One was 6-foot-1 and wearing a black hoodie; the second was 5-foot-9 and wearing a grey hoodie.

REPORT: At 2:45 p.m. April 1, complainant set an iPhone down on a counter inside Starbuck’s, 1201 Walnut St., and a male took it and fled from the store, running north on 12th. The offender was described as a black male in his 20s, 5-foot-8, with a thin build and wearing a grey shirt and light-colored jeans.

ARREST: On April 1, an employee at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 900 Walnut St., noticed her wallet was missing after a patient had waited in her office for a taxi. The cab company was notified and the taxi returned to the hospital, where security officers found the complainant’s wallet inside the male’s bag. The 62-year-old suspect with a Laurel Springs, N.J., address was charged with theft.

REPORT: At 9:45 p.m. April 1, a male walked up to the parking lot attendant in the booth of the 5 Star Parking Lot, 1314 Spruce St., and demanded money, showing the attendant a gun in his waistband. The male took the money and fled east on Spruce. The offender was described as a black male, 25 years old, 6-foot tall, 200 pounds, and wearing a black and white scarf over his face, with beige pants and a black jacket with a hood.

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