The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill from March 11 to March 17, 2019.
March 11. Theft on the 8000 block of Germantown Avenue. The owner of the Shell gas station told police between Feb. 27 and March 10, an unknown person broke the lock off of the vacuum/air machine located outside of the gas station and removed approximately $350 in loose change.
March 11. Theft from vehicle on Valley Green Road. A woman told police that she parked her car on Valley Green Road and walked her dog in the park. She returned to her car after approximately 45 minutes and noticed that her front driver’s side window was smashed, and a jar of change was removed from inside the vehicle. The jar of change was valued at $200. No time reported.
March 11. Theft from vehicle on Wolcott Drive and McCallum Street. A woman told police that an unknown person broke the passenger side window of her vehicle and took her wallet, which contained $200 in cash and her debit card. No time reported.
March 15. Theft from vehicle on Valley Green Road. Vehicle’s rear window broken to gain access to $100 in cash inside vehicle.
Summary: Four crimes – three thefts from vehicles and one theft
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, call the 14th District Headquarters at (215) 686-3388.
Community Crime Meeting
Police Sector Area (PSA) 4
April 25 • 7 p.m.
St. Paul Episcopal Church
22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave.
Do you have questions or concerns about crime in our community? Attend this monthly meeting of Police Sector Area (PSA) 4, which covers Chestnut Hill and parts of Mt. Airy, or Police Sector Area (PSA) 3, which covers Mt. Airy to learn more. For more information call (215) 686-3140 or visit the 14th district’s website.