The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the 6th Police District between Jan. 21-27. 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).
— At 2:55 p.m. Jan. 23, a male stole two Verismo machines from the Starbucks at 1301 Chestnut St. and fled with an employee in pursuit. The male dropped the property and continued west on Chestnut Street. The suspect was described as a black male in his late 30s, with a light complexion, wearing a tan jacket, black knit cap and dark pants. — Between 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Jan. 24, someone broke into two apartments in the 1200 block of Walnut Street, damaging the door locks and stealing laptops, an iPad, a camera and jewelry. Sixth District Officer Corrado lifted fingerprints.
— At 12:55 a.m. Jan. 23, 6th District Officer Henik arrested a male outside 1343 Locust St. who was wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear for court. The 50-year-old suspect with a Vineland, N.J., address was charged with contempt of court.
— At 9:10 p.m. Jan. 22, 6th District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1220 Chestnut St. — At 3:15 p.m. Jan. 24, 6th District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1312 Walnut St. — At 3:15 p.m. Jan 25, 6th District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1324 Walnut St. — At 11:05 p.m. Jan. 26, 6th District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 300 S. 10th St.