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 Jan. 20-26. 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).

Follow the 6th District on Twitter: @PPDBrianKorn.

INCIDENTS

— At 1:05 a.m. Jan. 21, a man was walking in the 200 block of South Camac Street after leaving a bar when a male engaged him in conversation, then knocked him to the ground and stole his wallet, fleeing north on 12th Street. The suspect was described as a black male, 5-foot-7, with a mustache and dark complexion, wearing an Army fatigue jacket and black cap. The suspect went by the name Malik.

— Between noon-4 p.m. Jan. 24, someone pried open the doors of two apartments in a building in the 400 block of South Broad Street and stole a laptop, a Kindle, cash and jewelry. Sixth District Officer Sprouls lifted fingerprints at the scene.

— At 11:55 a.m. Jan. 26, a man stole items from E-Z Bargain, 1211 Chestnut St., and fled south on 12th Street. The suspect was described as a black male with a light complexion and gray hair, wearing an orange puffy coat, gray pants and black shoes.

NON-SUMMARY ARRESTS

— At 2:20 p.m. Jan. 24, Jefferson University Hospital security detained a male after he was captured stealing items from a crash cart inside 130 S. 10th St. The 29-year-old suspect with a Port Richmond address was charged with theft.

— At 3:15 a.m. Jan. 26, 6th District Officer Hiller stopped a vehicle for traffic violations in the 200 block of South 12th Street. The 29-year-old operator with a West Oak Lane address was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

— At 9:50 p.m. Jan. 26, a valet went to retrieve a 2003 Jeep inside the parking garage at 1213 Walnut St. and saw that a window was smashed and a male was inside. The valet called 911 and 6th District Officers Cody and Riddick took the male into custody. The 53-year-old suspect with a homeless-shelter address was charged with theft from motor vehicle.

SUMMARY ARRESTS

— On Jan. 20, 6th District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 1 a.m. outside 1200 Waverly St. and 1:25 p.m. outside 100 S. 13th St.

— At 12:45 a.m. Jan. 21, 6th District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 1300 Waverly St.

— At 8:40 p.m. Jan. 24, 6th District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 400 S. Watts St.

— At 11:30 a.m. Jan. 26, 6th District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 206 S. 13th St.

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