The following crime report is for crimes in Chestnut Hill from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2017.
Jan. 30. Theft on the 8400 block of Germantown Avenue at approximately 3:30 p.m. An employee told police a man entered the store with a woman, who distracted him and a witness while another woman with a pink coat removed three neck warmers and three head bands from a table near the rear of the store. The group then left the store. The items are valued at $450.
Jan. 30. Theft on the 8700 block of Germantown Avenue at approximately 6:09 p.m. The manager of the store told police that an unknown man removed a 750 ml. bottle of Ciroq Apple Vodka and left the store without paying for it. The same man returned another bottle, when he was confronted by a store employee. The theft was discovered on the store video after the occurrence. The item is valued at $33.99.
Feb. 1. Theft from vehicle on the 200 block of East Mermaid Lane. A man told police that between 3:30 p.m. Jan. 31, 2017 and Feb. 1, 2017 at 8 a.m., an unknown person opened his unlocked vehicle and took his TJ Maxx credit card.
Summary: Three crimes for the week – Two thefts and one theft from vehicle.
If you have been a victim of crime and would like services or support, call Northwest Victim Services, 6301 Germantown Ave., Second Floor, Suite One, 215-438-4410.
For more information, call the 14th District Police Headquarters at (215) 686-3388.
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