The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, 2018.
Nov. 26. Auto theft on the 7700 block of Stenton Avenue. A man told police he parked on the 7700 block of Stenton Avenue around 12:30 a.m. When he returned around 6:30 a.m. on November 26 the vehicle was no longer there. The vehicle is described as a 1998 Silver Cherokee Jeep with OH license plate GAW-8591. The jeep is valued at approximately $6,000.
Dec. 1. Theft on the 7700 block of Crittenden Street at approximately 8:10 a.m. a 30-year-old man was observed taking and concealing the following items: Nexium, Tylenol and Flonase medication from the store. He then exited the store without paying for the items. A store employee followed the man to the 900 block of Murdoch Road; when police arrived, the employee identified the thief. Police arrested the man and transported him to Northwest Detectives. The items are valued at approximately $157.86.
Dec. 1. Theft on the 7700 block of Crittenden Street on November 30 at approximately 8:30 a.m. An employee of the store told police that a man came into the store and took Advil tablets and then left the store without paying for them. The items are valued at $789.59.
Summary: Three crimes for the week – one auto theft and two thefts.
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