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 May 19-25. Information is courtesy of Sixth 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).

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INCIDENTS

— At 12:30 a.m. May 19, a man was approached in the 900 block of Walnut Street by a male who demanded his cell phone. The victim refused and said the male punched him, then fled empty-handed. The suspect was described as a black male, between 20-40.

— At 12:05 p.m. May 20, a woman was on a westbound Market-Frankford train when a male grabbed a shopping bag from her lap and exited at 11th Street. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 40s, 5-foot-6, thin, with a scruffy beard.

— Between 8 p.m. May 15 and 8 a.m. May 19, someone entered an apartment in the 100 block of South 13th Street without force and stole jewelry. Sixth District Officer Minnis attempted to lift fingerprints.

— Between 8 a.m.-6 p.m. May 21, someone forced open the door of an apartment in the 1300 block of Pine Street and stole a laptop, headphones, backpack and change. Sixth District Officer Romanczuk attempted to lift fingerprints.

— At 1:30 a.m. May 24 (reported 1:30 p.m. in the Ninth District), a man approached another man near the 1300 block of Locust Street and asked for his bag, which contained prescription medications. The victim gave it to him and the suspect fled south on 13th Street. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a dark hoodie.

— At 3:15 a.m. May 24, a male attempted to snatch a man’s phone from his hand outside the 100 block of South 12th Street. The victim resisted and the man and a woman punched him. The suspects stole the phone and fled south on 12th Street. They were described as a black male between 30-40, 5-foot-8, wearing a white T-shirt and gray sweatpants, and a black woman between 30-40.

— At 5:25 a.m. May 24, a man got into a fight with another man in the 200 block of South Camac Street, during which time his cell phone was stolen. The suspect was described as a black male between 30-40, 5-foot-11, with a mustache and wearing a baseball cap and dark clothing.

NON-SUMMARY ARRESTS

— At 6:55 p.m. May 23, Sixth District Officer Stevens arrested a male outside 1300 Market St. who was wanted for failure to appear for court. The 59-year-old suspect with a Germantown address was charged with contempt of court.

— At 8:05 a.m. May 24, Sixth District Officers Thornton and Stevens arrested a male outside 261 S. 13th St. who was wanted on a warrant for probation violations. The 43-year-old suspect with a homeless-shelter address was charged with escape.

— UPDATE: At 5:30 p.m. May 11, a complainant was knocked down outside 1315 Spruce St. and punched and kicked by two known suspects, who stole a handbag. Central Detective Division arrested a suspect May 22. The 25-year-old suspect with a South Philadelphia address was charged with robbery and related offenses. The other suspect was cleared by investigators and is not being charged.

SUMMARY ARRESTS

— At 12:55 p.m. May 20, Center City District officers issued citations for summary offenses outside 1100 Market St.

— On May 21, Center City District officers issued a citation for a summary offense at noon outside 1200 Chestnut St., and Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 8:45 p.m. outside 1207 Chestnut St. and at 9:25 p.m. outside 1101 Pine St.

— On May 22, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 12:55 a.m. outside 1300 Spruce St., at 2 a.m. outside 1200 Chancellor St. and at 9:05 p.m. outside 300 S. 12th St.

— On May 23, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 12:55 a.m. outside 201 S. Camac St., at 1:30 a.m. outside 202 S. 13th St., at 4:10 a.m. outside 13th and St. James streets and at 7:55 p.m. outside Broad and Pine streets.

— At 1 a.m. May 24, Sixth District officers issued a citation for summary offense outside 231 S. 13th St.

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