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August 2017

8/10
Robbery
3700 Midvale Ave. 
12:15PM
Complainant (7 year-old juvenile) was on his phone when 2 juveniles (black males, both approx. 10 years old) approached him and asked to use his phone. When compl refused, the males threatened to beat him up. Males then grabbed the phone and ran westbound on Midvale. Stolen items: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 phone and $31 in cash. Value: $281

8/8
Theft
2900 W. Schoolhouse Ln.
12AM
Unknown person(s) broke driver’s side window of complainant’s 2016 Honda Accord and stole the air bag from the steering wheel.

8/5
Theft
4200 Kelly Dr. 
5:40PM
Complainant parked her Lexus 350 at 5:40PM. When she returned at 6:30, she noticed that the front passenger-side window was smashed and several items missing: $120 in cash, iPhone 7s, Coach purse, clothing, and four pairs of prescription glasses. Value: $3220

8/4
Theft
4168 Ridge Ave. (Sunoco gas station)
8:17AM
Complainant parked his vehicle at the station and went inside to make a purchase. Upon exiting, he saw an unknown black male enter his unlocked car through the passenger side and take two iPhones from the center console. Offender fled the scene. Value: $440 Suspect description: early 20s, 5’10”, medium build, dark gray shirt, long black workout pants.

8/3
Theft
4268 Ridge Ave. (BP gas station)
7:32PM
Complainant’s rental vehicle (2017 Chevy Camaro) was parked at the pump while he went inside the store to pay for gas. When he emerged, he saw an unknown black male get in the car and drive away southbound on Ridge Ave. Compl had left keys in the ignition. Value: $25000. Suspect description: 30s, had a goatee, and wore a yellow shirt.

8/2
Theft
32XX West Penn St. 
1:30PM
Complainant suspects female caregiver for his 96 year old mother has been stealing items from her home. Compl first began to notice items missing on 7/18 (brass picture frames and piano stand). Witness #1 stated he saw suspect on 7/31 loading cabinets, lamps, trays, etc into her car at 8:30AM. Witness #2 saw suspect on same day at noon, also loading items into her car. When compl arrived on 8/2 at 1:30PM, he noticed several items missing from the garage: various tools, 2 window AC units, and a quadrajet carb and intake for his 1963 Ford Galaxie. Compl also noticed the ignition on the car had been tampered with. In the home, he noticed that all silverware, an antique clock, and more tools were missing. Value: $15000

Theft
35XX Calumet 
12:30AM
Unknown person(s) stole complainant’s 2016 Subaru Impreza between 12:30AM and 7:45AM. Value: $18000

8/1
Burglary
3901 Henry Ave. (The Kelly House)
4PM
Property manager left location secured at 4PM on 8/1. When he returned at 7AM on 8/2, he noticed window in basement door was broken and several doors were unlocked. No surveillance cameras on property. Stolen items: 2 Navien boilers, a Navien hot water heater, and assorted tools. Value: $6800

July 2017

7/31
Theft
36XX Midvale Ave.
7PM
Between 7PM on 7/31 and 5AM on 8/1, unknown person(s) broke into complainant’s car and stole $100 in cash and two pairs of Nike sneakers. Value: $200

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June 2017

6/22
Aggravated assault
3502 Scotts Ln.
4:34PM
Complainant states offender struck her in the face several times with a rock and also maced her. Compl has multiple cuts and bruises on her face and arms. She was transported to hospital. Offender in custody. Video is available on property.

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May 2017

5/31
41XX Ridge Ave.
Theft
Complainant states unknown person(s) stole his 2012 Diamondback bicycle (Serene) from his rear open back porch between 5 and 9AM on 5/31 Value: $500

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April 2017

4/30
Theft
3500 Cresson St.
8:28PM
Unknown offender grabbed complainant’s iPhone and fled in an unknown direction. Value: $400

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March 2017

3/31
Robbery
34XX Ainslie
6:30AM
A woman was attacked and robbed walking to her car on the 3400 block of Ainslie Street.

Description of person involved – Top: Gray sweatshirt, Bottom: Black sweatpants, Shoes: Black shoes, Age: 30’s, Race: African American, Sex: Male, Other details: Approximately 5’10”

Description of vehicle involved – Color: Dark color, Type: SUV, License Plate: First three letters KHA, Other details: Pennsylvania tags

Thanks to Alison I., from the East Falls Nextdoor forum, for this report.

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February 2017

2/28
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. 
9:45PM
Complainant parked her 2016 Ford Fusion around the corner from her apartment at 9:45PM. When she left for work the next day at 6:50AM, the vehicle was missing. Compl states she left a 2nd set of keys in the car.  Value: $25,000

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January 2017

1/31
Theft
3201 West Schoolhouse Ln. (PhilaU)
11:30AM
Unknown person(s) took complainant’s purse from her desk drawer on the 2nd floor of Archer Hall between 11:30AM and 1:30PM. Stolen items: black wallet, cash, credit and debit cards, checkbook, ID cards. Value: $140

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December 2016

12/26
Burglary
5400 Wissahickon Ave. (Apartment complex)
3PM
Complainant arrived at location (her secondary residence) to find 2nd and 3rd floors ransacked with items strewn about in every room. Offender(s) entered residence by rear deck, using a ladder on the property (deck doors were unlocked). Offender(s) exited through front door. Complainant stated she visits property a few times a year but it is mostly vacant. Stolen items: 1 gold ring, 1 watch, 8 sheet sets, handbags, & 1 basket of costume jewelry. Value: $4,300

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November 2016

11/21
Burglary
28XX Midvale Ave.
10:45AM
Complainant left his house at 10:45AM. When he returned at 2:30, he found a front window pried open and several items missing, including a Dell laptop, miscellaneous jewelry, and silverware. Value: $500

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