Crime Report: September 2023

9/17
Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
12PM
Police responded to stolen vehicle report and met with complainant who stated his white 2017 Hyundai Elantra was stolen from listed location. Vehicle was equipped with Lojack. Police located vehicle at 1261 W. Rush St. They transported compl to location. Offenders were not located.

Theft
36XX Haywood St.
4:30AM
Complainant states she parked her gray 2016 Hyundai Tucson ($5,000) in her driveway. Her ring camera shows vehicle missing at 4:30AM but does not show incident or offender. Broken glass was found in driveway where vehicle was parked.

9/16
Theft
4268 Ridge Ave. (Shell station/Dunkin Donuts)
8:40AM
Store clerk/witness stated that the offender (black male, red shirt, blue jeans) walked past all points of sale without paying for bag of chips ($2.50).

Aggravated assault
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
1:42AM
Complainant was in his apartment when female offender arrived at his apartment and began banging on the door. When he answered the door, the offender maced him and fled. The complainant refused medical attention and did not want to involve detectives. Complainant advised of a protection from abuse order.

9/15
Theft
Ridge Ave. and Roosevelt Blvd.
8PM
Complainant’s white 2012 Dodge Journey ($1400) broke down at Ridge Ave & Roosevelt Blvd ramp exit. She left it on the street to hire a tow truck. when she returned, her vehicle was missing. No record of her vehicle in tow file.

9/14
Theft
Rittenhousetown Ln. and Lincoln Dr. (Wissahickon Parking lot)
4:30PM
Complainant parked and secured his vehicle at 4:30PM. When he returned 15 minutes later, he noticed that the driver’s side window was smashed and two items missing from the vehicle: an iPhone ($1,000) and a Macbook Pro laptop ($2,000).

Robbery
32XX Midvale Ave.
3PM
Unknown males “jumped” complainant, took $40 in cash, a pair of Under Armour pants ($40), an iPhone ($500), and black Yeezy sneakers with lava-colored bottoms ($250). Offenders fled eastbound on Midvale Ave. Compl’s father arrived at scene and took son to Roxborough Hospital. Compl. Reported suffering head pain. He told police he did not want to cooperate further. Offenders: 3 Black male juveniles (one of them wore a Super Mario mask).

Theft
3601 Midvale Ave. (Rite Aid)
10:45AM
Rite Aid employee witnessed a Black male wearing a gray hat, black shirt and black shorts take laundry items ($100) and leave the store without paying. Offender fled in an unknown direction. Store surveillance available upon request.

9/13
Theft
2800 Midvale Ave.
9:30PM
Complainant left her burgundy 2023 Kia Telluride ($20,000) left her vehicle parked at listed location while she took a trip to Atlantic City. When she returned at 8PM on 9/15, the vehicle was missing. No one had permission to take vehicle and owner is in possession of keys.

9/11
Theft
33XX Indian Queen Ln.
6AM
Unknown offender took complainant’s grill ($150.00) from the rear of his property.

9/10
Aggravated assault
Bowman St. and Barclay St.
9:31PM
Complainant states that a female threw a laundry basket at him. Compl. was at the location to pick up his son. A witness saw the incident. Police advised the complainant of a private criminal complaint. They provided an incident report code.

Theft
Rittenhousetown Ln. and Lincoln Dr. (Wissahickon Parking lot)
1:30PM
Complainant parked her vehicle at listed time. When she returned, she noticed that the front passenger-side window was broken ($100) and several items were missing from the vehicle: cash ($100), gray purse ($250) and her wallet ($50)/credit cards.

Theft
2979 W. School House Ln. (Alden Park apts)
3:06AM
Complainant went to bed at 10PM and woke up to sounds coming from the front door of his apartment. Upon investigation, he saw two offenders enter his apartment. (Black male, 30-40 years old and a white male, also 30-40, wearing black clothing.) They took compl’s Playstation ($300) and ran from the apartment. Compl. observed damage to the inner frame of the door where the chain lock was attached. Detectives notified.

9/9
Theft
4168 Ridge Ave. (Sunoco station/7-11)
6:30PM
Complainant parked her Enterprise rental vehicle (gray 2022 Toyota RAV4, $25,000) outside the 7/11 and went inside to purchase some items. When she returned about 5 minutes later, the vehicle was gone. Compl. states her Philadelphia prisons uniform jacket was inside this vehicle when stolen. Store surveillance available upon request.

Theft
3510 Scotts Ln. (Sherman Mills complex)
4PM
Complainant left his business studio secured on 9/9 at about 4PM. When he returned at 1:15PM on 9/10, he noticed that his 35MM Nikon D300 camera and lens ($600) were missing.

Theft
3510 Scotts Ln. (Sherman Mills complex)
4PM
Complainant left his apartment secured on 9/9 at listed time. When he returned at 11:30AM on 9/10, he noticed that several items were missing: Sony camera ($2000), Canon R6 camera ($2500), lenses for X8 camera ($8000), a sapphire ring ($6000) and two MacBook’s ($5000).

Theft
3510 Scotts Ln. (Sherman Mills complex)
11:30AM
Complainant left her apartment secured on 9/9 at listed time. When she returned, she NOTICED that several items were missing: MacBook Pro ($1200), MacBook Air ($1100), and Airpod Pros ($250).

9/8
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park apartments)
11PM
Complainant parked his tan 2017 Jeep Patriot ($20,000) at listed location with the keys in the vehicle. When he returned, the vehicle was gone. No video surveillance or witnesses.

Rape
3300 Henry Ave. (Haven Behavioral Health)
7:30PM
While complainant was a patient at the Behavioral Health Hospital, she claims she was raped. Compl. states she was in the shower when a male raped her from behind. She said she was heavily medicated at the time and could not see the Offender. She was treated at Jefferson Hospital, where she filed police report.

Theft
Rittenhousetown Ln. and Lincoln Dr. (Wissahickon Parking lot)
9AM
Complainant parked and secured his vehicle at 8:45AM. When he returned at 9:45AM, he noticed that the passenger’s side window was smashed and $60 in cash was missing from the vehicle.

Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
7AM
Complainant parked her vehicle at listed location. When she returned, she noticed that the vehicle had been ransacked and several items were missing: $1600 cash, gold chain ($5000), and an unknown amount of medical marijuana.

9/7
Theft
2979 W School House Ln. (Alden Park apartments)
10PM
Complainant and his wife were packing their vehicle for a trip in the morning when they both left the trunk open and unattended. When they returned to the vehicle, they noticed several items were missing: Louis Vuitton duffle bag ($9000), 12.9” iPad ($1600), Michael Kors tote ($400), clothes, shoes, and watches ($400). Two passports were also missing.

9/4
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park apartments)
12PM
Unknown person gained entry to complainant’s 2004 Nissan Pathfinder between noon on 9/4 and 4:30PM on 9-9-23 AT 4:30PM and took $4 in change from the center console. No signs of forced entry to the vehicle. Compl. believes the vehicle may have been left unlocked. No surveillance available at time of report.

Theft
4133 Ridge Ave.
3:21AM
Police responded to the listed location for a theft in progress. Officers observed offender jump out of the complainant’s gray 2018 Kia Sportage and led police on a brief foot pursuit. The Offender was taken into custody. Vehicle had a broken steering column and was running. The owner was contacted and her vehicle returned. The offender was transported for processing.

Theft
4133 Ridge Ave.
2:36AM
Complainant saw two unknown males in parking area behind the apartment complex he lives in. When he checked on his silver 2018 Kia Forte, he noticed that the rear passenger-side window and steering column were damaged. Nothing appeared to be missing from inside the vehicle.

9/3
Theft
34XX Ainslie St.
9AM
Complainant parked her 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe outside her residence at 9PM. When she returned at 9AM the next morning, she noticed her rear window was broken and the ignition system had been tampered with. Nothing was missing from inside the vehicle.

Theft
2979 W School House Ln. (Alden Park apartments)
12:56AM
Complainant parked black 2011 Hyundai Sonata ($3000) at the listed location. When she returned at 12AM on 9/3, her vehicle was gone. There was broken glass in the parking space where the vehicle was last parked. No one else had permission to use the vehicle.

9/2
Theft
3510 Scotts Ln. (Sherman Mills complex)
8PM
Complainant left her apartment secured on 9/2. When she returned at 1PM on 9/10, she noticed her ladder was on the 1st floor of the unit and many items were in disarray, but nothing appeared to be missing.

7/29 (reported 9/15)
Theft
Roosevelt Blvd. and Wissahickon Ave.
1:37AM
Complainant was involved in an accident during which her vehicle flipped over. her vehicle was towed and when she went to retrieve items from her vehicle, she discovered that her suitcase was gone. It contained a pair of earrings, a Chanel bag and sneakers, YSL sandals, bracelets and various clothing ($22,000).

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