Crime Blotter

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ROBBERY

N. Luzerne Ave., 200 block, February 19 at 10:25 a.m. The victim stated that the suspects, two African-American male juveniles, approached him and asked if he had any money. The victim said he didn’t and the suspects surrounded him, still demanding money. The victim ran away towards his home when the suspects grabbed him and assaulted him, taking his cell phone, money, and wallet. During an area canvas, it was discovered the suspects with armed with a BB gun. Both suspects were arrested.

S. Patterson Park Ave., unit block, February 22 at 6:30 a.m. The victim reported that he was walking to his car when he was approached by a Caucasian male in his 30s with a scruffy beard. The suspect said “Give me your wallet” and ordered him to put the wallet in the victim’s duffel bag. The suspect took the bag which contained an envelope of money and pills.

S. Janney St., unit block, February 28 at 6:40 p.m. The victim stated he was walking when he was approached by three African-American males between 18-21 years old. The suspects struck him in the head and he fell to the ground. The suspects went through his pockets and took his cell phone, money, and wallet before fleeing.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

Jefferson St., 2600 block, February 22 at 5:09 a.m. The victim said he was assaulted by five Hispanic males. He reports that the suspects threw him to the ground and began kicking and punching him. He was cut on
the chin by a machete that one of the suspects was wielding. It was later discovered that the victim had assaulted a woman in a domestic dispute and the assault was in reference
to that.

S. Linwood Ave., 900 block, February 27 at 6:25 p.m. The victim stated he asked the suspect, an African-American male, to leave after letting the suspect stay at his house for a while. The suspect became angry and punched the victim in the face, breaking his nose.

N. Bouldin St., 400 block, February 28 at 7:30 p.m. The victim stated that after an argument between himself and the suspect, the latter left the location and returned with a silver handgun which he pointed at the victim’s chest. The suspect yelled at the victim and then fled.

Eastern Ave., 3800 block, February 28 at 11:30 p.m. Two victims stated that they were walking when they were approached by seven to ten Middle Eastern men who attacked and assaulted them with an unknown blunt object.

BURGLARY:

O’Donnell St., 3200 block, February 23 at 3:59 a.m. Victim was Canton Vision Center. A witness stated that she observed a unknown male in a dark colored hoodie break the glass with his fist and enter the location before exiting a short time later. It is unknown if anything was taken.

Fawn St., 900 block, February 24 between 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. The victim stated that an unknown suspect gained entry to the location by unknown means and took two laptops, a tablet, an iPhone, and a computer hard drive.

S. High St., 400 block, February 24 between 2:30-4:45 p.m. An unknown suspect entered the unlocked rear door and took a cell phone, a laptop, and jewelry.

Boston St., 2300 block, February 24 at 11:15 p.m. The victim was asleep when the unknown suspect entered the open garage and then entered the home. They took two bikes, a Macbook, and a jacket.

Linwood Ave., 1100 block, February 24 at 2 a.m. The victim was awakened by a loud noise in his living room. He observed two silhouettes rushing out the front door. The victim’s front door had been kicked in. No property was taken.

Foster Ave, 3800 block, between February 24 at 11 p.m. and February 25 at 4 a.m. The victim woke up and noticed a Macbook, two turntables, a flat screen TV, two pairs of sneakers, and a computer hard drive were missing. There were no signs of forced entry but syringes were discovered in the bathroom.

Gusryan St., 400 block, February 26 between 10:45 a.m. and 1:08 p.m. The unknown suspect damaged the door to gain entry and then took a PlayStation 2, a Sparrow’s Point and a St. Joseph ring, and oxycodon.

S. Washington St., 200 block, between February 26 at 5:30 p.m. and February 27 at 1:05 p.m. An unknown suspect forced open the rear door of the location and took a copper pipe. The property is vacant.

Thames St., 1700 block, February 28 at 7:30 a.m. Victim was Mona Lisa Shop. Security footage from the store shows the suspect, an African-American male in his 30s and wearing a face mask, enter through the location’s rear office window and take various items from the store.

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