Crime Blotter

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Bank St., 3800 block, April 6 at 6:57 p.m. The victim reported that the suspect, a 17- year-old African-American male, rode up to him on a blue bike, pointed a gun at him, and demanded his phone. The victim handed over the phone and the suspect then shot the victim once in the leg and took a wallet and money from his pocket. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition and his cell phone was recovered in a nearby parking lot.

Noble St., 3300 block, April 4 at 4:22 p.m. The victim parked his car and went to the location to speak to the suspect, an 18-year-old African-American male. He said more male suspects approached him and began beating him with a stick. He ran away and was taken to the hospital to be treated for broken ribs, a broken clavicle, and a concussion. When he returned to the scene, his car keys and BMW were missing.

N. Highland Ave., 600 block, April 4 at 10:15 p.m. Commercial robbery. Two African-American males in their 20s entered the store. Suspect #1 went to the counter and pointed a handgun at the clerk while demanding money. Suspect #2 began moving customers to the back of the store. The clerk handed Suspect #1 some money and then the two men fled. An area canvas was negative.

S. Newkirk St., 500 block, April 4 at 8:40 p.m. The victim noticed two African-American men in their 20s who he believed were acting suspiciously. The victim ran but the suspects caught up with him and pushed him to the ground. One suspect pistol-whipped him with a handgun and said: “Give me your money, kick it out.” The suspect went through his pockets and took money and shoes. Area canvas was negative.

N. Luzerne St., 500 block, April 6 at 11:20 p.m. The victim was walking to the store when the suspect, a 37-year-old African-American male, told her that he was selling drugs. When the victim told him she was going to the store, he pushed her and took money from her hands and fled on a bike. While talking to police, the victim observed the suspect and pointed him out. During an area canvas, the suspect was found and arrested.

N. Streeper St., 400 block, April  6 at 9 a.m. The victim allowed her boyfriend to stay over her house and upon waking up, the boyfriend, a 22-year-old African American male, slapped the victim and spit in her face. He took her car keys and Hyundai vehicle. He returned the car after a short time and then took money from the victim’s wallet. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

S. Eaton St., 100 block, April 7 at 4:26 p.m. The victim reported that he was sitting in his car when a black Acura MDX pulled up behind him and an African-American male with a gun approached him. The suspect said, “Get out, kick it out.” The victim exited the car and the suspect went through his pockets, taking his license. He and another suspect then got into the victim’s car and fled.

S. Regester St., 200 block, April 7 at 3:10 p.m. The victim was approached by two African-American males and two African-American females who struck him on the head 2-3 times. The victim was taken to the hospital and treated. He did not know what object he was hit with.

Eastern Ave., 6400 block, April 9 at 11 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene and located the victim who was suffering from apparent stab wounds to his left leg. Further investigation revealed that the victim had heard the suspect yelling at an unknown individual. The victim picked up a wooden stick and told the two fighting people to leave the area. A physical altercation took place and the victim was stabbed. The suspect fled eastbound on Eastern Ave. An area canvas was negative.

S. Glover St., 500 block, April 6 between 1-6 p.m. An unknown suspect broke the rear window to gain entry to the location and took a Macbook Pro and a 42 inch TV.

E. Fairmount St., 1500 block, April 6 at 2:54 p.m. The suspect, a 16-year-old African-American male, was observed sitting on the location’s porch and removing the screen from the window. He then broke the window with a rock. He attempted to walk away but was arrested nearby. No entry was gained but the property was damaged.

Hudson St., 2900 block, April 7 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:20 p.m. An unknown suspect gained entry by removing a window unit air conditioner. A Macbook Pro laptop was taken.

Hudson St., 2900 block, April 7 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. An unknown suspect  kicked in the rear basement door and gained entry. Nothing was taken but the door and frame were damaged.

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