The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill from Sept. 18 to Sept. 24, 2017.

Sept. 18. Theft on the 8200 block of Germantown Avenue at approximately 1:30 p.m. A woman told police that she was sitting on a bench with her purse sitting next to her. Later, she discovered her wallet was missing. Taken was a green wallet, Pa. driver’s license, one Medicare card, numerous credit cards, one Social Security Card and $60 in cash. The items are valued at $100.

Sept. 21. Theft on the 200 block of East Highland Avenue at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 20. A woman told police she accidentally left her garage door open over night. The next day she noticed the following items missing: 1-Scott Sub 30mm maroon crossbike, 1-Trek 850 maroon mountain bike, 1-Schwinn Roadster Midtown sky blue bike, and various bike attachments. The items are valued at $800.

Sept. 23. Theft from vehicle on the 200 block of East Meade Street at approximately 10:25 a.m. A woman told police that an unknown person gained access to her vehicle by an unknown means. The vehicle was ransacked and the listed items were removed: two pairs of sunglasses and one pair of reading glasses. No damage was done to the vehicle. The items are valued at $75.

Sept. 24. Theft from vehicle on the 100 block of Hilltop Road at approximately 4 a.m. on Sept. 23. A man told police that an unknown person entered his vehicle in an unknown manner. The person ransacked the vehicle, but nothing appears to be missing.

Summary: Four crimes for the week – three thefts and one theft from vehicle

If you have been a victim of crime and would like services or support, call Northwest Victim Services at

(215) 438-4410. For more information, call the 14th District Headquarters at (215) 686-3388.


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Wadsworth Library

1500 Wadsworth Ave.

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