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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.

6/20
Aggravated assault
4207 Ridge Ave (Major’s Deli)
6:18PM
Complainant (employee) stated that offender (black female 21-25 years of age) entered store and engaged in verbal dispute w compl about merchandise, during which offender discharged stun gun on compl’s upper body. Female positively ID’d by compl and placed in custody.

6/12
Theft
3300 Penn St.
2:01AM
Police observed 16 year old male walking away from 1998 VW in area where numerous thefts have occurred. Male was stopped and a pink wallet with VW vehicle registration and small amount of change were recovered. Defendant taken into custody. Value: $25

6/11
Theft
33XX Penn St. 
11PM
Unknown person(s) took Toshiba laptop, black Targus case, and accessories from complainant’s vehicle. Value: $500

Theft
33XX Arnold St.
5PM
Unknown person(s) took gift cards out of complainant’s unlocked vehicle between 5PM on 6/11 and 9:15AM on 6/12. Value: $100

6/10
Theft
4298 Kelly Dr. 
5PM
Unknown person(s) broke window of complainant’s 2007 Honda Element and took black purse with credit and debit cards. Value: $100

6/9
Theft
3300 Ainslie St.
4AM
Police observed male and unknown accomplice trying door handles of several vehicles. Both suspects tried to flee on foot but were quickly apprehended. Complainant identified stolen items in offender #1’s possession (black male 16-20 years old) — dark bookbag, credit cards, gift cards, and $52 cash. Value: $67

Theft
3300 Tilden St. 
3:58AM
Police observed suspects pulling on several car door handles and stopped them to investigate. Offender #1 (black male, unknown age) was in possession of several stolen items (roll of quarters, iPod Shuffle, speaker, lighter, charger, tokens, and pendants) and a bookbag that didn’t belong to him. Value: $100

6/8
Theft
33XX Wiehle St.
6:30PM
Complainant states he left the windows of his vehicle overnight (beginning at 6:30PM 6/8). When he arrived at the car the morning of 6/9, he noticed his black LG tablet was missing. Item was recovered when two offenders were arrested in connection with other thefts from vehicles in the Falls Value: $400

6/7
Burglary
3232 Henry Ave.
5:40PM
Complainant, Director of Maintenance, states that he checks on the property regularly and noticed that a door at the rear of the facility had been forced open and he heard multiple voices coming from inside. When police officers arrived, they heard sounds of knocking, banging, and sawing coming from within. Officers followed the sounds and placed a black male (approximately 25-35 years old) in custody. They recovered a large suitcase filled with copper pipes and cutting tools. Police were unable to locate 2nd male. Value: $800

6/2
Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave.
5:30AM
Complainant states her boyfriend was staying the night and they had an argument about living arrangements. Compl went to bed and, when she woke up, her boyfriend was gone. Compl noticed that her debit card and $240 in cash were missing. She also discovered that her phone had been used at 1AM to call Lyft and the price of the ride had been charged to her debit card. Value: $240

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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October 2016

10/29
Theft
4300 Kelly Drive 
12:40PM
Offender approached complainant from behind and stole her bike while it was parked. Offender rode northbound. Description: Black male, between 16 and 20 years old, 5’7”, blue hoodie, gray sweatpants.  Value: $630

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September 2016

9/30
Theft
3000 West Schoolhouse Ln. (Penn Charter)
6PM
Passenger-side window of complainant’s vehicle was smashed and a GPS unit was stolen. Value: $500

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