Crime 5/14/14

Robbery
E. Lombard St., 1700 block, May 4, 12:05 a.m. A man told police that while he was walking, he saw two suspects approaching. One of them pointed a gun at him and said, “Show me what you got.” The victim removed the property from his pockets and held it up, and the second suspect took it.
Gough St., 3100 block, May 6, 5:50 p.m. The victim said that while she was walking, the suspects approached her from behind and pushed her. When she lost her balance, one of them grabbed the phone from her hands. They fled.
N. Rose St., 200 block, May 9, 3:10 p.m. The victim said that while he was standing by his car, the suspects approached. One of them had a silver and black handgun, and demanded the victim’s property. The suspect took went through the victim’s pockets and took his things. The suspect then ordered the victim’s friends out of the car. The three suspects got in the car and drove off.
E. Fayette St, 2800 block, May 9, 5:50 p.m. The victim said that while at the bus stop, the suspect made small talk with her. She showed the suspect a picture of her daughter on her cell phone. As the suspect was getting off the bus, he snatched the phone from her hand. She grabbed his book bag and was hit in the face. The suspect fled. The book bag contained his information and the investigation continues.
S. East Ave., unit block, May 9, 9:15 p.m. the victim told the officer that two juveniles had punched him in the face and tried to take his cell phone while riding on bikes. The suspects had asked him “What time is it?” As he went to pull out his cell phone, he was assaulted. The victim held onto one of the suspects’ bikes until police arrived. Both suspects were arrested.

Burglary
N. Duncan St., 100 block, May 4, 9:30 a.m. An unknown suspect cut the rear kitchen window screen and opened the window. The suspect entered the house and took a tote bag containing keys and gift cards. The suspect fled out the back door and proceeded to flee in the victim’s vehicle. The victim’s boyfriend canvassed the neighborhood and saw a man in the driver’s seat trying to start the car. The suspect fled, leaving the keys in the vehicle.
Bank St., 6900 block, May 4, 1:30 p.m. An unknown suspect entered and took a laptop, clothing, a backpack, and cash. There were no signs of forced entry; other valuables were left undisturbed.
Eastern Ave., 6800 block, May 6, 1:49 p.m. The victim said that the suspect broke the front window and gained entry. No property was reported missing.
N. Luzerne Ave., 200 block, May 6, 8 a.m. The victim said that he came home to find that someone had climbed to the rear, second-story window, which was unsecured, entered, and took property.
Eastern Ave., 6400 block, May 6, 2:30 a.m. The victim said that upon returning, it was ascertained that someone had taken a brick and shattered the side, drive-through window and tried to reach in and take coins from the coin dispenser, but it was empty.
S. Oldham St., 500 block, May 6, 11 p.m. A witness called to report a door to the business was open. Various cigarettes and money had been taken.
McElderry St., 2400 block, May 7, 12 a.m. The victim said that she discovered lights turned on downstairs, and when she went to investigate, she saw the front door open. Jewelry, house keys and cash were missing.
Brown Ave., 6300 block, May 7, 10 a.m. The victim returned to find her TV missing. Entry had been made via an unlockable rear upstairs window.
N. Linwood Ave., 100 block, May 7, 1 p.m. The property owner said that he had served eviction papers to the former tenants the prior day. He returned to the property twice and all was okay, but the third time, he discovered that the rear door had been forced open. No property was reported taken.
Eastern Ave., 3200 block, May 8, 3:28 a.m. A suspect broke the side window with a rock to get into the coffee shop, and once inside, took money from the cash register, and act that was seen on surveillance video.
S. Conkling St., 400 block, May 8, 4:38 a.m. The reporting person was asleep in the back of the business when he heard glass breakage. He went to investigate and observed a man inside, who jumped back out the window upon being seen. No property was reported missing.
Pulaski Hwy., 3400 block, May 8, 5 a.m. A male suspect used a rock to break open the door to the restaurant and took money from the cash register and an open safe. He attempted to disable the camera system before fleeing.
Eastern Ave., 3800 block, May 8, 5 a.m. An unknown suspect broke the front glass door to the restaurant with a rock and went inside. The suspect smashed the cash register on the floor, but got no money out of it because it was empty.
Boston St, 2400 block, May 8, 6:30 p.m. The neighbor observed an open door to the residence and called police. It was found that someone had pried open the door and ransacked the residence. It was unknown if anything was missing.
N. East Ave., 100 block, May 9, 8 a.m. The victim came home to find that her window had been pried open. Things had been disturbed, but nothing was reported missing.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2400 block, May 9, 7:12 p.m. A witness called police about the suspect exiting the rear alley. The location’s rear window was found open, and the victim said that his alarm didn’t sound. He believes that no entry was gained.
N. Milton Ave., 100 block, May 9, 8:40 p.m. The victim said that a suspect gained entry via an unsecured basement door, took a tablet computer, and fled.

Aggravated Assault
Eastern Ave., 1600 block, May 4, 12:45 a.m. The victim was leaving the cabaret when he was approached by two male suspects, and a woman came up and started arguing with them. One of the men told the victim, “You think you are tough because you have a limo?” The victim told the suspect to calm down, but instead, the suspect cursed and cut the victim on the arm. The suspects fled in a Toyota Camry.
Baylis St., 300 block, May 4, 1 a.m. The victim said that he was walking when the suspect approached him from behind and pointed a black revolver at him. The victim grabbed the gun and it discharged, hitting him in the left ring finger and causing a fracture.The suspect fled. The victim said that he didn’t initially call police because he didn’t think it was serious.
Silver Ct., 200 block, May 5, 3 a.m. The victim was sprayed in the face by his girlfriend with dog repellant. The victim left the house to get help and had a neighbor call the police. The neighbor heard the suspect, who was arrested on the scene, threaten the victim again with the spray.
S. Highland Ave., 400 block, May 6, 2:40 p.m. The victim said that he and the suspect got into an argument about her staying out all night, at which time she picked up a shot glass and threw it at him, striking his head and causing a large laceration. The victim was taken to the hospital.
McElderry St., 3200 block, May 7, 12:39 a.m. The victim told police he had been stabbed multiple times with a knife, but refused to give other information, such as the location of the incident or the identity of the attacker. The victim was taken to the hospital.
S. Patterson Park Ave., 400 block, May 7, 5:39 p.m. The victim, while in the park, was involved in an altercation with the suspect when the suspect refused to remove the arches of the soccer goal. When the victim approached the suspect, the suspect hit him in the arm with an unknown weapon, causing bleeding. The victim went to the hospital and got stitches; the weapon turned out to be a surgical scalpel. The suspect was located and arrested.
N. Luzerne Ave., 400 block, May 9, 9 p.m. Two women told police that during an altercation with the suspects, one of the suspects maced them in the face. When another woman tried to break up the fight, she too was maced. One of the suspects was identified and a warrant was issued.

Larceny from Auto
There were 14 larcenies from auto reported in the Southeast District from May 4 through May 10. Locations include S. High St., unit block; Albemarle St., 100 block; S. Eden St., 300 block; Fleet St., 1400 block; Lancaster St., 1500 block; Trinity St., 900 block; Fleet St., 1400 block; Cambridge St, 2100 block; N. Belnord Ave., 200 block; N. Bradford St., unit block; N. Milton Ave., 100 block; S. Linwood Ave., 300 block; S. East Ave., 1300 block; Eastern Ave., 6500 block.

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