The following crime report is from the week of March 15 to March 21.

March 17. 8100 block of Germantown Ave. Two women allegedly shoplifted about $160 in clothing.

March 18. 8700 block of Germantown Ave. An unknown person used an crowbar to break into a metal newspaper box. Nothing was taken but the damage to the property is estimated at $600.

Summary: Two thefts for the week.

Town Watch.

If you have been a victim of a crime and would like information, service or support, call Northwest Victim Services, 6301 Germantown Ave., Second Floor, Suite One, 215-438-4410. The service is free.

Community Crime Meeting

April 22 – 7 p.m.

Chestnut Hill Library

8711 Germantown Ave.

Come find out what the status of crime is in your neighborhood. Do you have a question or concern about a quality of life issue or crime in your neighborhood? Then, come talk to police officers from the 14th district. Chestnut Hill and parts of Mt. Airy.

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  • Jon

    Can we start seeing the persons race’s? As a business owner id like to know what race these two females are so in the future I can keep a tight eye. Trends and patterns are great ways to stop crimes before they happen. Such a same to see shoplifting in our community