S. Conkling Street, 200 block, January 20, 12:36 a.m. A man told police his ex-girlfriend had seen him at a bar with two other women, become jealous and struck him in the head with a bottle. She was arrested.
S. Lehigh Street, 600 block, January 20, 3:30 a.m. A woman told police the father of her child had accused her of being unfaithful, struck and choked her and threatened her with a handgun. He was arrested.
Folcroft Street, 300 block, January 17, 3:30 p.m. A man told police he and a woman were out walking when a second woman approached them and asked if they’d like to buy drugs. The man told her he did not use drugs, but could refer her to a dealer. The woman who was interested in drugs then asked him if he could walk her to the dealer’s house and the man agreed but then left. She came back and attacked the couple, saying, “Give me that money, bitch,” and “You are the one that got my friend, Cat, killed,” and “I know who you are, my brother shot your ass but next time he is going to shoot you in the head.” The woman then tried to stab the couple, who called the police and had her arrested. Not surprisingly, it was discovered the woman was intoxicated.
S. Broadway, 200 block, January 15, 7:30 p.m. A man told policer he was out walking when he passed an alley and was attacked by two men he did not know. He sustained knife wounds and was taken to a local hospital.
Thames Street, 1600 block, January 19, 7:55 p.m. Two men walked into a convenience store and grabbed 25 Red Bull drinks and candy, then fled. The clerk tried to stop them, and they punched her.
E. Pratt Street, 1300 block, January 19, 7 p.m. A man told police he was out walking when two men attacked him from behind, grabbed his wallet and phone, and fled.
S. Bethel Street, 600 block, January 19, 1 p.m. A man told police a man had robbed him of his phone and wallet.
S. Washington Street, 600 block, January 18, 8:30 p.m. A man told police he was parking his car and a second man knocked on his window and requested a ride a few blocks away. The man allowed the suspect into his car, and the suspect implied he had a weapon and said, “I need you to drive to the nearest ATM and withdraw $100.” The two went to a bank machine and then got out. The man then fled, leaving the suspect behind.
S. Linwood Avenue, unit block, January 18, 12:25 p.m. A man told police he was robbed by three schoolchildren in uniforms who implied they had a gun.
Savage Street, 500 block, January 18, 10:45 a.m. A man told police two suspects had kicked open the door to his home, handcuffed him and robbed him of $9,000 cash and a computer.
S. Newkirk Street, 500 block, January 16, 1:30 a.m. A man told police he had been approached by a man he knew only as “Sergio” who implied he had a handgun and robbed him of $10 cash. The victim contacted police who found the suspect and arrested him.
Leverton Avenue, 3400 block, January 16, 8:40 p.m. A man told police he was coming home from the supermarket when four men attacked him and pulled a gun, saying, “Give me the money.” They robbed him of $800 cash.
Douglas Court, 200 block, January 15, 10:30 a.m. A woman told police she and her boyfriend got into an argument about her leaving the house. The man pulled a knife and stabbed her, saying, “If you call the police, you can find another place to live.” He then took her phone and left. A warrant was issued.
Larceny from Auto
Stereo: 4; Tire: 1; Wallet: 2; TV: 1; Phone: 3; GPS: 11; Sunglasses: 3; Cash: $35; Golf clubs: 7; Purse: 1; Tag: 2; Computer: 3; Chicken tender: 1; Wallet: 2; mp3: 2; Briefcase: 1
Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.