Women assaulted in robberies

Robbery
S. Luzerne Ave., 800 block, June 15, 7:30 p.m. The victim said that while walking on the sidewalk on her way home, the suspects approached her from behind and shoved her to the ground. One suspect placed his hands over her mouth. The male suspects then took her property and fled. The victim’s purse was located in the 800 block of S. Glover St. Her ID and credit cards were still inside, but all other property–cash, phones, iPad–were missing.
E. Fayette St., 2800 block, June 16, 7:18 p.m. The victim said that he was sitting in the park when two male juveniles approached. One of them picked up a rock and struck the victim in the back without warning. As the victim turned, the suspects blocked his path, and the one who had hit him with the rock punched him in the face. The other suspect continued blocking the victim’s path, and the suspect who had assaulted the victim took his property. The suspects fled. An area canvass was done, and one of the suspects, reportedly not the one who had used the rock, was caught and arrested.
S. Kenwood Ave., 900 block, June 16, 7:56 p.m. The victim said that while she was walking, she noticed the male suspects following her. One of them yelled “Now!” and began hitting her in the face and head, knocking her to the ground. The suspect then removed her property as his two companions stood by. The three suspects then fled.
Eastern Ave., 4100 block, June 16, 8:35 p.m. The victim said that while she was walking, she observed two suspects, male and female, walking in the same direction. They both made eye contact with her as they walked past. The male suspect then turned toward her, displayed a knife, and demanded her cell phone. She feared for her safety and gave him her phone. The suspects then fled. An area canvass was negative.
E. Fayette St., 2800 block, June 17, 3 p.m. The victim said that while she was walking in the block, she noticed a juvenile following her at a distance. She said that she was knocked to the ground from behind and assaulted. The suspect then straddled her from the top, pinning her down, and took her property. He fled. A few days later, the victim noticed the suspect while at the bus stop, and she called the police. The suspect was identified and arrested.
S. Chester St., 400 block, June 18, 1:15 p.m. The victim said that while she was sitting in her car, the victim approached it, opened the door, hit her in the face, grabbed her purse and bag off the seat, and fled.
Albemarle St., 500 block, June 19, 5:10 a.m. The victim said that while he was at the location, a male suspect approached, displayed a black, semiautomatic handgun, and said, “Come on, give me what you have.” The victim stated that he only had $20, and the suspect stated, “Come on, give it up,” and asked if he had a phone. The suspect, in fear for his life, handed his property to the suspect, who then fled.
Eastern Ave., 3700 block, June 19, 8:30 p.m. The victim said that she had just parked her car and was walking in the rear alley while talking on her phone. She stated that she then heard footsteps approaching from behind, and turned and observed three males running at her. She said that she knew that what was coming next was not going to be good, and she braced herself for an attack. One of the males punched her in the face, and she dropped her purse and told them to take everything. The report states that witnesses pointed out the suspects, and two were arrested.
Eastern Ave., 3700 block, June 19, 9:52 a.m. The victim said that she was walking to the bank to deposit money when the male suspect approached and said, “Give me everything you have, B—-,” as he pointed a silver handgun at her. The victim gave the suspect the night deposit money, and he fled.
Eastern Ave., 3200 block, June 19, 1:59 p.m. The victim said that the suspects entered the location. One of them, in a black ski mask and displaying a black, semiautomatic handgun, stated “This is a robbery. Give me the money.” The suspects ordered the victim to open the register, which he did. The first suspect ordered the second suspect to take the money, which he did. Both suspects then fled.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2600 block, June 19, 5:30 p.m. The victim said that while she was walking in the block, the male suspect approached and asked for a cigarette. She said that she didn’t have one and kept walking. He then asked for a cell phone, and she again declined. She was then pushed into a wall, and the suspect took her bank card from her pocket. She began to scream, and witnesses came outside. One of them took a photo of the suspect, who then fled.
Eastern Ave., 4400 block, June 19, 10:05 p.m. The victim said that she bent down to tie her shoe when a suspect stated, “Hi, give me your s—.” The suspect then pushed the victim to the ground, grabbing at the phone in her hand. The victim’s mother saw her being attacked and yelled at the suspect to get off of her. The suspects, listed in the report as two male teenagers and one female, then fled.
Eastern Ave., 3800 block, June 20, 2:24 p.m. The victim said that the suspect entered the location, placed items in his pants, and attempted to leave the store. While he was being escorted back inside, he became aggressive and pushed the victim. The suspect, who then fled out of the store, was detained until police arrived and arrested him.
S. Ponca St., 1000 block, June 20, 7 p.m. The victim said that during an argument with her boyfriend, he got angry and slammed her head into the car dashboard. The victim threatened to call the police if he didn’t stop. The suspect then took her cell phone from her and threw it out the window. He then took her car keys. He got back in the car and ran over the cell phone. A warrant was obtained.
Eastern Ave., 3000 block, June 20, 8:30 p.m. The victim said that while she was talking on her phone, a group of 20 juveniles on bikes rode past her and stopped. They then approached her. One male suspect slapped her in the side of the face, and she dropped her phone. another male suspect then kicked her in the side. A third male suspect picked up her phone, and the suspects fled.
Aliceanna St., 1000 block, June 20, 8:30 p.m. The victim said that she had just been robbed of her cell phone by a group of 20 juveniles on bikes. During an area canvass, a group was located. Several other robberies were being reported in the area. The victim said that the suspects approached her from behind, and one of the struck her in the leg with the front wheel of the bike and stated, “Give me your phone B—-.” The suspect then forcefully removed her cell phone from her hand. The group fled. The report ends with the statement that Central District was advised. The report lists one suspect, a male juvenile, as arrested.
S. East Ave., 300 block, June 20, 8:40 p.m. The victim said that a group of juveniles on bikes approached her, and two suspects, both male, grabbed her purse. She struggled to keep it, at which time one of the suspects hit her in the face with his fist. The other suspect was then able to take the purse. The group fled.
N. Caroline St., 200 block, June 21, 3:50 a.m. The suspect stated that while he was walking in the block, he noticed a parked car with a male suspect sitting inside, and a male suspect standing outside and talking. As the suspect walked past, the man standing outside the car said, “Hey you owe me $200.” The victim stated “No I don’t.” The suspect that was inside the car got out. Both suspects then began to assault the victim, who fell to the ground. One of the suspects reached into the victim’s pants pocket and took his wallet. They dragged him to the basketball court. The report ends here.
Eastern Ave., 1700 block, June 21, 3:29 p.m. The victim said that the suspect entered the store through the side rear door, wearing a ski mask and displaying a gun. The suspect took the victim to the register and gave her bag in which to put the money. She put an unknown amount of money into the bag, and he fled.
E. Pratt St., 1900 block, June 21, 3:50 p.m. The victim said that the suspect entered, pulled a black mask over his face, displayed a black handgun, and stated, “Throw the f—— money in the bag,” placing a backpack on the counter. The victim opened the register, put the money in the bag, and told the suspect that it was all of the money. The suspect then fled.
N. Linwood Ave., 200 block, June 21, 7:20 p.m. The victim said that he was seated in his car when the male suspect approached the passenger side, displayed a gun through the open window, and charged the weapon. the suspect demanded the victim’s money, and the victim handed over his money, cell phone, and car keys. The suspect then walked away.

Burglary
N. Milton Ave., 500 block, June 15, 6:53 a.m. An unknown suspect entered the store via the adjacent vacant dwelling. Taken were packs of cigarettes, soap products, deli meats and sugar.
Kane St., 200 block, June 16, 3:38 a.m. A worker noticed a suspicious Jeep, driven by a female, leaving the location. The security footage showed a man forcing the rear loading dock door and taking two molds, valued at $10,000 each, before fleeing in the Jeep.
Essex St., 200 block, June 16, 11:45 a.m. The victim left his garage open as he was in the process of moving. When he returned, he found that someone had cut the cable lock to his bike and removed it from the garage.
N. Bond St., 100 block, June 16, 3:15 p.m. An unknown suspect gained entry to the house by throwing a brick through the rear window. Clothing was strewn about and mattresses were flipped. Missing from a mattress was $600.
Eastern Ave., 6000 block, June 17, 12:57 a.m. Officers responded to the market for an alarm call, and found that the lower front door glass had been broken out. The proprietor responded and reviewed video footage that showed a man break the door and crawl inside. He tried to take a jar of change, but at that point the alarm went off. The suspect looked shocked in the video at the sound of the alarm, and he fled. The owner believed that the suspect was a customer he knows, but it was not verified.
N. Ann St., 100 block, June 17, 10 a.m. the complainant came home and found property in odd places in her house. She found that someone had gained entry via the rear window, which had been left unsecured  due to a broken lock. Taken was an iPad, sunglasses, and a lockbox.
N. Luzerne Ave., 200 block, June 19, 4:35 p.m. The victim advised that she had set her Galaxy phone on her vestibule, and as she was coming back, she saw a man reach into her vestibule, grab her phone, and run off.
N. Streeper St., 500 block, June 19, 5 p.m. Investigation reveals that an anonymous person called for police assistance regarding an open window. Investigation reveals that somebody pushed open the window and took a TV, DVD player and two gold bracelets.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2600 block, June 20, 8 a.m. When the victim returned home, he found that an unknown suspect had attempted to gain entry to his home. The door frame had been damaged. No entry was made.
N. Bradford St., 400 block, June 20, 6 p.m. The owner of the vacant property responded after getting notification from the city that trash was in the yard. Upon his arrival, he noticed that the wood that had been covering the rear door was missing, and he called the police. The police responded and observed a man leaving the property via the rear door. He and three females–who were still inside the property–were arrested.
N. Clinton St., 400 block, June 21, 11:35 a.m. The victim had a cousin at the vacant property and an exterminator doing work. The exterminator noticed a man knocking on the rear window. The man then tried to open the rear door. The exterminator asked him what he was doing; the man said that he used to live at the location and was trying to get his ID. He then tried the front door, where he was noticed by the victim’s cousin. The suspect was observed by a responding officer, but fled.
S. Potomac St., 800 block, June 21, 4:30 p.m. An unknown suspect broke the rear door to gain entry, and took a video game system, two laptops, an iPad, a TV, three checkbooks and $40.

Stolen Auto
Cars were stolen from the following locations: Aisquith St, 200 block, June 15; Fagley St., 100 block, June 15; Gough St., 4600 block, June 19; E. Baltimore St., 2300 block, June 19; E. Pratt St., 1500 block, June 20.

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