Crime Report: December 2022

12/21
Theft
4168 Ridge Ave. (Sunoco/7 Eleven)
5:22AM
Complainant states an unknown offender came into store and took six Red Bull energy drinks and two Gatorades ($30.32). Offender: Black male, approx. 160 pounds, wearing a tan jacket and pants. Also wore black boots and an Eagles shirt.

12/20
Theft
4300 Ridge Ave. (Ridge Flats)
5PM
Foreman for construction site states he secured the site at listed time by locking the perimeter gate with a chain and lock. When he returned on 12/21 at 6AM, he noticed that the lock was cut and 11,000 feet of copper electrical wire ($9100) was missing from the third floor of the building. The site has a surveillance system, but foreman was unsure if it was functioning at the time of the incident.

12/18
Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
3:02AM
Complainant noticed her iPad ($329) was missing from her home, which showed no signs of forced entry. Compl. last saw it on 11/15 under her living room TV.

12/17
Theft
4168 Ridge Ave. (Sunoco/7 Eleven)
4:40AM
Police responded to report of a robbery in progress. Upon arrival, witness stated two offenders took an unknown amount of food items ($80). Complainant locked the store doors, but offenders forced them open and fled in an SUV in an unknown direction. Store has video footage of the incident. Offenders: #1: White male wearing a black and white hoodie, black pants, and brown shoes. #2: Black female wearing a black jacket, yellow hoodie, and camo pants.

Theft
4168 Ridge Ave. (Sunoco/7 Eleven)
12:15AM
Police responded to report of a robbery in progress. Upon arrival, police learned that the offender had returned stolen food items (less than $10) to store. The complainant declined to press charges. Police released offender from detainment.

12/16
Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
8:54PM
Complainant parked his gray 2011 gray BMW at listed time. When he returned, he noticed his rear passenger-side window was broken and several items were missing: a gold chain, gold earrings, and a gold ring (total value: $11,800).

Theft
5400 Wissahickon Ave.
3:30PM
Complainant parked her gray 2021 Hyundai Elantra at listed time. When she returned the next day, her car was missing. Tow file checked, negative results. Police looking into possible camera footage of incident.

12/14
Theft
34XX Cresson St.
8:35AM
Complainant parked his black 2017 Jeep Compass at 8:30AM. When he returned at 4:30PM, he observed that the rear driver’s side window was broken and wires were hanging out of ignition.

12/13
Theft
34XX Cresson St. 
10:30PM
Complainant left her house to walk her granddaughter to the bus stop. When she returned, her husband asked her where their 2017 Kia Sportage ($32,000) was, which she didn’t know. While reporting the incident to police, she noticed broken glass in their driveway.

Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
8AM
Complainant parked and locked her 2016 Dodge Avenger inside complex’s parking garage. When she returned, she noticed several items missing: nursing textbook, nursing kit, and sunglasses. Value: $450. No signs of forced entry. Scene contaminated before police arrival. Police requested camera footage from inside garage.

12/10
Theft
2835 W Queen Ln.
11AM
Complainant parked her gold 2012 Chevy at 11AM. When she returned on 12/12 at 4:30PM, she noticed the steering wheel/ignition panel had been pulled apart and was taken out (damage estimate $5000). No obvious method of entry – no damage to windows. Unknown if vehicle was left open. No footage available.

12/8
Theft
4300 Ridge Ave. (Ridge Flats)
8:08AM
Complainant (employee for company) reported that 1,000 feet of copper ($2000) was missing from construction site. He last saw copper at 5PM on 12/7.

12/7
Aggravated assault
4000 Henry Ave.
10:30AM
While complainant was on the “first student” school bus at listed location, he was alerted that offender had a knife on him. When the complainant and witness approached the offender, the offender stated “anyone that comes near me is going to get stabbed”. The offender then fled from the bus while it was leaving the location.

12/6
Theft
36XX Weightman St. 
10PM
Complainant parked her gray 2017 Kia Sorento ($20,000) in front of her house on 12/6. When she returned, the vehicle was missing.

12/5
Theft
32XX Scotts Ln.
8:30PM
When complainant accessed her parked Honda Pilot, she noticed that a first aid kit and headphones ($50) were missing. No signs of forced entry. Compl believes she left the vehicle unlocked.

Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
7PM
Complainant parked her gray 2014 Hyundai Elantra on 12/5. When she returned at 7:30AM on 12/6, the vehicle was missing. No surveillance or witnesses at time of report. Vehicle not listed on tow file.

Aggravated assault
3200 Henry Ave. (Gaudenzia Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Ctr)
1:27AM
Complainant states offender was menacing him with a belt with a metal lock tied to the end of it. When offender approached compl, compl stood up thinking offender was about to attack him. Offender then grabbed the lock and pushed it into compl’s face. Compl hit offender with a closed fist multiple times. Compl stated that that after the fight, offender told him he was going to attack him again with the lock while the compl was asleep.

12/3
Theft
35XX Conrad St.
10PM
Complainant parked his silver 2016 Kia Forte ($10,000) at listed location on 12/3. When he returned at 8AM on 12/7, his vehicle was missing. No surveillance cameras or witnesses available at time of report.

Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
11:30AM
Complainant states that his Taurus GC3 9MM handgun (which he stored on the windowsill of his living room) went missing while offender was repairing his TV. Offender fled the premises with compl’s gun in his jacket. Compl chased offender and took pictures of the man’s vehicle (including plates). Offender description: Black male, white mask, green sweatshirt and pants, and sneakers.

12/1
Theft
35XX Calumet St.
3:15PM
Complainant received notification that his Lenovo laptop ($1200) had been delivered to his home. When he returned, the package was missing. No video cameras in the area.

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