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 6th Police District between Oct. 24-30. Information is courtesy of 6th District Capt. Brian Korn. To report crime tips, visit or call 215-686-TIPS (8477).


— Between 4:25 p.m. Oct. 23 and 1:30 a.m. Oct. 24, a secured bicycle was stolen from outside 1202 Spruce St.

— Between 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 26, someone entered an apartment in the 900 block of Clinton Street by pushing in an A/C unit through a lower-level window and stole a laptop, bicycle and jewelry. Sixth District Officer Kelly attempted to lift fingerprints.

— Between 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 27, someone forced open the door of an apartment in the 1300 block of Pine Street and stole a laptop. Sixth District Officer Minnis attempted to lift fingerprints.

— At 2:25 p.m. Oct. 28, complainant was on a southbound Rt. 23 SEPTA bus in the 300 block of South 12th Street and became involved in an argument with another passenger, who then shocked the complainant with a Taser-like device and fled the bus going north on 12th. The suspect was described as a black female in her 30s, 5-foot-5 with a medium build and wearing jeans.

— At 4:35 p.m. Oct. 28, complainant’s iPhone was taken from a table inside Sumo Sushi, 337 S. Broad St., by a black male who fled south on Broad. The suspect was described as 25 years old, 5-foot-10, 180 pounds with a dark complexion, clean-shaven and wearing a red hoodie with “Alabama” on the front and jeans.

— Between 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 28, someone removed a window grate and entered an apartment in the 300 block of South 10th Street, then stole an iPad and a bicycle. Sixth District Officer Romanczuk attempted to lift fingerprints.

— Between 6:15-9:30 p.m. Oct. 29, someone broke into a locker at the 12th St. Gym, 204 S. 12th St., and stole an iPhone.


— At 2 p.m. Oct. 28, a patient in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 S. 11th St., assaulted a nursing staff employee and was arrested by 6th District Officer Cooper. The 36-year-old suspect with a Germantown address was charged with aggravated assault and related offenses.


— Citation issued 6:10 p.m. Oct. 24, 230 S. 13th St.

— Citations issued 8 p.m. Oct. 25, 1300 Chancellor St.; 8:20 p.m., 209 S. 13th St.; 8:35 p.m. 1200 Latimer St. (six).

— Citation issued 7:15 p.m. Oct. 26, 243 S. 13th St.

— Citation issued 12:40 a.m. Oct. 27, 1200 Spruce St.; 4:05 p.m., 1300 Locust St.; 5 p.m., 200 S. Camac St.

— Citations issued 9:50 a.m. Oct. 28, 245 S. Juniper St.; 7:25 p.m., 1324 Walnut St.; 8 p.m., 1300 Drury Lane (three).

— Citations issued 7:55 p.m. Oct. 29, 243 S. 13th St.; 9:30 p.m. 1234 Locust St.

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