Gayborhood Crime Watch: Aug. 10-16

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Aug. 10-16

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— At 12:20 a.m. Aug. 10, a man was accosted outside 201 S. Camac St. by three males who punched and kicked him and stole his shopping bag. The perpetrators were black. One had an afro and was wearing a green hoodie, while another was wearing a red hoodie and the third was wearing a white T-shirt.

— At noon Aug. 10, a woman was walking in the 900 block of Market Street when a male snatched an envelope containing a money order from her hand and fled westbound. The robber was described as a black male, 6-foot-2, thin, wearing a black hoodie and jeans.

— At 10 p.m. Aug. 13, someone stole a woman’s handbag from a chair inside Tabu, 200 S. 12th St. The culprit was described as a 50-year-old black male, 5-foot-6, 135 pounds, bald, clean-shaven, with a dark complexion and wearing a red baseball cap, red T-shirt, jeans and black sneakers.

— At 7 a.m. Aug. 15, workers at the construction site at 201 S. Broad St. discovered two males inside the work site attempting to steal tools. The suspects fled and were described as black; the first was 5-foot-8, 150 pounds and wearing jeans, and the other was 6-foot-1, 225 pounds and bald, wearing jeans.

— At 2:25 p.m. Aug. 15, a man and woman were walking in the 1200 block of Lombard Street when two passing males made a remark about the woman. The man confronted the males and one then pulled out a knife and asked if he wanted to fight. The couple walked away with no further incident. The suspects were described as white and in their 20s; the first was 6-foot-3 and wearing a yellow Polo shirt, plaid shorts and a baseball cap, and the second was wearing a dark T-shirt and plaid shorts. 

— Between 4:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 16, someone broke into an apartment in the 1100 block of Spruce Street through an unlocked window and stole a bicycle, iPad and jewelry. Sixth District Officer Keenan lifted fingerprints at the scene.

— There was one theft from a parked vehicle reported Aug. 10-16: outside 903 Lombard St.

— There were three thefts of bicycles reported Aug. 10-16: outside 1200 Market St., 1100 Locust St. and 1106 Locust St.


— At 10:45 a.m. Aug. 10, Sixth District officers arrested a male outside 1023 Walnut St. who was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear for court. The 60-year-old homeless suspect was charged with contempt of court. 

— At 10:40 a.m. Aug. 12, two men were in an argument outside 101 S. 13th St. when one stabbed the other in the arm. Center City District bike-patrol officers witnessed the incident and arrested the suspect, recovering the knife. The victim was treated and released from the hospital. The 49-year-old suspect with a North Philadelphia address was charged with aggravated assault.

— On Aug. 12, Sixth District plainclothes officers made arrests for prostitution at 10:40 p.m. and 11 p.m. outside 1200 Locust St., and at 10:45 p.m. outside 1201 Lombard St.


— At 8:35 p.m. Aug. 11, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 261 S. 13th St.

— At 1:40 a.m. Aug. 12, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 100 S. 13th St.

— At 2:25 a.m. Aug. 14, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1200 Chancellor St.

— On Aug. 15, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 2:30 a.m. outside 1200 Walnut St., 11 p.m. outside 1200 St. James St. and 11:05 p.m. outside 202 S. 13th St.

— At 2:05 a.m. Aug. 16, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1200 Chancellor St. 

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