Crime Report: October 4-10, 2021

Posted 10/12/21

The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the two-week period from October 4 to October 10.

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Crime Report: October 4-10, 2021

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The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the two-week period from October 4 to October 10. Some dates earlier than the current period took place at that date and reported after the fact.

Chestnut Hill

Oct 4 Theft from Auto. On Hartwell Lane, between Germantown Ave. and Shawnee St., an off-duty officer observed a man trying to steal auto parts from a vehicle.

Oct 6 Assault. A woman working in a liquor store in the 8700 block of Germantown Ave. reported a man threw multiple liquor bottles at her, striking her at least once.

Oct 6 Shoplifting. A pharmacy in the 7700 block of Germantown Ave. reported a man shoplifting groceries. Estimated value $115.85.

Oct 7 Auto Theft. Returning late at night, a woman left her keys and wallet in the car when she returned home  to her residence on the 8300 block of Shawnee. The car was stolen overnight.

Mt. Airy

Sept 23 Auto Theft.  A car parked in the 6200 block of Blakemore St. was stolen while the owner was “conducting his unlawful activities.”

Oct 1 Theft from Auto. In the 7100 block of Bryan St., a woman left her car unlocked and returned to find the registration card stolen.

Oct 4 Aggravated Assault. Outside a residence in the 6400 block of Matthews St., a man assaulted a woman with physical violence and threw a baking pan at her and sprayed her with air freshener, then tried to forcibly remove the woman’s child from his car.

Oct 5 Theft. Two packages containing music equipment were stolen from a porch on at a residence on W. Washington Lane near Germantown Ave. Estimated value $210.

Oct 5 Theft. On E. Cliveden, near Germantown Ave., a man removed $250 from a woman’s purse.

Oct 5 Robbery, Weapons Law Violations. Three assailants kicked in the door on a residence in the 500 block of N. Pleasant Place, struck the resident with a gun, and removed a safe, a handgun, and a wallet. Estimated total value $1,300.

Oct 6 Theft from Auto. A woman parked on Valley Green Rd. returned to her parked car to find the front passenger window broken. Missing items included gift cards, HR straps, earphones, sunglasses, a bag, two watches, $80 in cash, and a wallet. Estimated value $4,795.

Oct 6 Burglary. Two men broke two glass doors to gain entry to the pharmacy inside a supermarket in the 7000 block of Germantown Ave.

Oct 7 Auto Theft. A car parked in the 5800 block of Stockton Rd was stolen.

Oct 7 Theft from Auto. A woman returned to her car parked in the 1000 block of Kitchens Lane to discover the driver-side rear window broken and items missing, including cards and a bag containing a laptop and tablet. Her card was then used at a pharmacy and a donut shop. Estimated value $$2,000.

Oct 9 Aggravated Assault. During an argument in a deli in the 7200 block of Devon St., one man retrieved a gun from his vehicle and returned to the store to threaten the other person.

Oct 10 Burglary. In the 200 block of Slocum St., offenders entered a house through the rear bathroom window. Some rooms were ransacked but it was unclear if anything was taken.

Oct 10 Theft from Auto. A man returned from a hike to find his car, parked at Valley Green Rd and Wolcott Dr, with the rear passenger window broken. Items missing included a computer, Air Pod Pros, a charger, and clothing. There was a tracking device on the items.

Oct 10 Theft from Auto. A man returned from a hike to find his Porsche, parked at Valley Green Rd and Wolcott Dr, with the rear passenger window broken. Items missing included two computers, Air Pod Pros, a charger, clothing, a bag, and $400 cash. Estimated total value $11,500.

Oct 10 Theft. A man returned from vacation find the security camera doorbell stolen from his residence in the 6600 block of Musgrave St.

If you have been a victim of a crime and would like services or support, call Northwest Victim Services at 215-438-4410. For more information about crimes in your neighborhood, call the 14th District Headquarters at 215-686-3140. 

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