Gayborhood Crime Watch: Nov. 9-15, 2015

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Nov. 9-15, 2015

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— At 2:53 a.m. Nov. 9, a man attempted to lift a window to an apartment in the 900 block of Clinton Street but fled when the resident yelled. The resident could not provide a description of the suspect except that he was a black man. Sixth District Officer McCauley lifted fingerprints.

— At 5:10 a.m. Nov. 9, a man was captured on surveillance video entering the Cinnabon at 1101 Market St. and stealing money from the safe. The suspect was described as black and wearing a brown jacket, a hoodie and gray pants.

— At 5 p.m. Nov. 9, a man followed a patron out of a check-cashing store and pulled a knife in the 1000 block Market Street, stealing cash from the victim. The suspect was described as black, in his 30s, 5-foot-8 and 180 pounds, with an African accent and wearing a gray hoodie and black pants.

— At 3 p.m. Nov. 11, an individual was walking outside 231 N. Broad St. and reported being pushed by a man who stated, “Get out of my way.” There were no injuries reported. At 3:30 p.m. a woman was walking outside 211 S. Broad St. and reported that a man punched her in the face for no reason. The suspect was described in each incident as a 35-year-old black man, 5-foot-10, thin, with a light complexion and some facial hair, wearing a dark coat and a wool hat. 

— Between 8:45-9 p.m. Nov. 11, someone damaged a window screen to an apartment in the 1100 block Spruce Street and stole a tablet and a cup of change. Sixth District Officer Corrado attempted to lift fingerprints.

— Between 7:45 p.m. Nov. 13 and 11:45 a.m. Nov. 14, someone smashed a window to an apartment in the 1300 block of Spruce Street and stole liquor and a wallet. Sixth District Officer Corrado lifted fingerprints.

— There were two thefts from parked vehicles reported Nov. 9-15: outside 1000 Sansom St. and 1208 Spruce St.

— Three bicycle thefts were reported Nov. 9-15: outside 101 S. Juniper St., 407 S. 12th St. and 333 S. Broad St.


— At 1:20 p.m. Nov. 9, Center City District offices arrested a man inside 1201 Chestnut St. who was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear for court. The 56-year-old suspect with a homeless-shelter address was charged with contempt of court.

— At 1:25 p.m. Nov. 9, a man handed a demand note to a teller inside TD Bank, 111 S. 11th St. The teller stalled and the man fled empty-handed. The same man then went to the PNC Bank at 1111 Market St. and obtained cash from a teller after passing a demand note. Police apprehended the suspect in a taxi in the 700 block of Race Street and recovered the money. The 55-year-old suspect with a Logan address was charged with two counts of bank robbery and related offenses. 


— At 3:45 a.m. Nov. 9, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1211 Chestnut St.

— At 11:25 p.m. Nov. 13, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1200 Chestnut St.

— On Nov. 14, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 1 a.m. outside 254 S. 12th St. and 2:20 a.m. outside 1100 Ludlow St. 

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