Gayborhood Crime Watch
Mar 27, 2014 | 1098 views | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The following incidents in Midtown Village and Washington Square West were reported to the Sixth Police District between March 10-16. 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 tips, visit or call 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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— At 12:10 p.m. March 12, two females stole an employee’s handbag from behind the counter of the grocery store at 101 S. 13th St. Both culprits were described as black, and one was wearing a head wrap and sunglasses.

— At 4:30 p.m. March 13, a woman had her wallet snatched from her hand at 13th and Market streets. The suspect was described as a black male, 20-25, wearing a royal-blue hoodie and black jeans.


— At 11 p.m. March 11, members of the Citywide Vice Unit made an arrest for prostitution outside 200 S. 13th St.

— At 11:45 p.m. March 11, Sixth District Officers Macchione and Cifelli arrested a male outside 261 S. 13th St. who was wanted on a warrant for probation violations. The 27-year-old suspect with a Frankford address was charged with escape.

— At 12:30 a.m. March 14, Sixth District Officer McGrath investigated an auto crash in the 1000 block of Spruce Street. The 22-year-old North Philadelphia driver was arrested and charged with DUI.

— At 12:50 a.m. March 14, Sixth District Officers Butler and Burrell arrested a male outside 251 S. 13th St. who was wanted on a warrant for probation violations. The 23-year-old suspect with a Germantown address was charged with escape.

SUMMARY ARRESTS — At 12:50 p.m. March 12, Center City District officers issued citations for summary offenses outside 100 S. 13th St.

— At 10:55 p.m. March 14, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 237 S. Broad St.

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