Crime Report: Car taken at gunpoint; suspects arrested

Posted 1/13/21

The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy from Jan 3 through Jan. 10.

Chestnut Hill

On January 5, an armed robbery of a vehicle took place on the 8000 …

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Crime Report: Car taken at gunpoint; suspects arrested

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The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy from Jan 3 through Jan. 10.

Chestnut Hill

On January 5, an armed robbery of a vehicle took place on the 8000 block of Winston Road. A man told police that after he parked his car he was approached by two men who pointed a gun at him and ordered him to turn over his keys. He complied and the men also took his iPhone and fled in the vehicle. Police responded and used the vehicle tracking system to apprehend the thieves and return the vehicle. The phone was also recovered where it had been left behind by the robbers at Mermaid Lane and McCallum Street. Police arrested Quadir McCall of North Philadelphia and Nyaire Graves of Point Breeze.

Other reports

Jan. 4 Theft from vehicle on the 100 block of Bethlehem Pike. A car owner told police he had his car parked at the location between Dec. 27 and Jan. 4. When he returned to the car, he noticed it had been left unlocked and entered. $60 worth of unspecified property was taken.

Jan. 5 Burglary, Unit block of Waterman Avenue. Police responded to the burglar alarm of a home on Waterman Avenue. They found a broken rear window and entered the home to assess the situation. They discovered drawers opened and other things amiss in the home. The owner was out of town and contacted by police. Detectives collected fingerprints. It was unclear what had been stolen.

Jan. 6 Theft. A man told police that his soon-to-be ex-wife entered his home on the pretense of picking up her own belongings and stole his HP Chromebook, iPhone 12, car keys and various credit cards.

Jan 8. Theft on the 7600 block of Stenton Avenue. A woman told police she ordered an iPhone 12 and learned on Jan. 8 that it had been reported delivered. She believes someone stole the phone, which is worth $1,200.

Mt. Airy

Jan. 6 Stolen vehicle at 6300 block of Wissahickon Ave. A man told police his 2005 Ford F 250 with ladder racks was parked at the location. When he returned, his vehicle was gone. Truck was worth approximately $5,000

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 about crimes in your neighborhood, call the 14th District Headquarters at 215-686-3140. 

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