Crime Report: October 2021

10/26
Burglary
3749 Midvale Ave. (Black Squirrel Pub & Haunt)
11:30PM
Between 11:30PM on 10/26 and 8:30AM on 10/27 an unknown offender gained entry into property by kicking in front door causing damages to door. Offender then ransacked 2nd floor office and stole $2,000 cash. Police processed scene — 2 sets of prints recovered.

10/25
Theft
4168 Ridge Ave.
11:15PM
Witness states offenders were intoxicated and took food items without paying. (Value: approx. $100.) No force was used. Nothing broken. No injuries to employees.

10/22
Aggravated Assault
3300 Henry Ave. (Allegheny University)
8:39PM
Complainant and witness were sitting in their vehicle when unknown persons opened fire on passenger side of vehicle. Witness drove to Roxborough Memorial Hospital with compl. Vehicle struck 14 times. Compl being stabilized and transported to Temple Hospital.

Theft
W. Roosevelt Blvd. & Wissahickon Ave.
1PM
After his 2010 black Crown Victoria (value: $2000) hit a side barrier, complainant left the vehicle on the shoulder of the road. When he returned to the scene on 10/24, the vehicle was gone.

Theft
34XX Tilden St.
8AM
Complainant’s states that offender, who was a guest in his house, stole several items from a wooden box on his table. (17” silver chain w/crucifix, silver rings, mason ring w/diamond. Value: $2,000)

10/21
Theft
208 RittenhouseTown Ln.
4:30PM
Complainant’s vehicle was broken into and her Bank of America and PFCU banking cards were used fraudulently. Her iPhone SE was also taken from vehicle. report was submitted at 14th District. No vehicle information on initial report. 39th attempted to contact compl for vehicle info with no success. Value of phone and damage to vehicle: $1059

10/18
Theft
Lincoln Dr. & Rittenhousetown Ln.
1:30PM
Complainant parked his 2018 Subaru Forester at 1:30PM. When he returned at 2:45PM, he noticed that the rear passenger side window had been broken with an unknown object. No entry gained. Nothing taken. No surveillance cameras in the immediate area. Estimated repair cost: $400

Theft
Rittenhousetown Ln. & Forbidden Dr.
12:30PM
Between the hours of 12:30 PM and 2:15 PM an unknown person broke the rear passenger side door window of complainant’s 2013 Ford Focus and stole her purse containing various credit cards. Her Discover credit card was used to charge $1295 at Saks Fifth Ave. Store at Bala Plaza.

10/10
Theft
4100 Kelly Dr.
12PM
Complainant parked his green 2021 Polaris R Autodrive LE (value: $20,000) at 4PM on 9/16, because he was unable to drive it home due to rain. He states that he was driving by listed location regularly to check on his vehicle and last saw it on 10/10 at 12:30PM. He confirmed it missing on 10/12 at 10:30AM.

10/7
Theft
4268 Ridge Ave.
5:10PM
Complainant left her vehicle parked at the Shell gas station with a passenger in the backseat. When she returned a few minutes later, the passenger (who is visually impaired) told her he heard the rear door open and close. Complainant then noticed her purse (which contained $100 cash and a cellphone valued at $100) was missing from the vehicle. Surveillance cameras were not able to be viewed at time of the incident.

10/3
Theft
3353 Tilden St.
12AM
Complainant parked his 2004 Toyota Camry at 12AM. When he returned and started the car, he noticed a loud noise. After taking the vehicle to the dealership, he was informed that the catalytic converter (value: $500) was missing. No camera footage available in the area.

10/2
Burglary
33XX Conrad St.
12:20PM
Complainant arrived home and noticed an unknown Black male standlng next to her front door. Offender attempted to open the front door, but did not gain access. No damage to door or frame.

From the files of the 39th District. Special thanks to Captain Anthony Ginaldi and the dedicated officers of his command for making this section possible.

If you notice suspicious activity, please call 911 immediately. Also call the 39th district at 215-686-3390 and ask for the Crime Prevention Officer.

If you have security cameras, please register them with OPERATION SAFECAM – it’s a free service offered by the Police Department. Video captured by your camera may assist in the investigation of a crime.

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