or call 215-686-TIPS (8477).
— Between 2 a.m. Jan. 1 and 8 a.m. Jan. 3, a secured bicycle was stolen from outside 234 S. Eighth St.
— Between 1 p.m. Jan. 1 and 5 p.m. Jan. 3, a secured bicycle was stolen from outside 1326 Spruce St.
— At 8:30 p.m. Jan. 2, complainant was at 11th and Walnut streets when two males approached him, one with a knife, and demanded and took his wallet, then fled south on 11th. The suspects were described as black males, one in his 40s, 5-foot-8, 200 pounds with a beard and wearing a black leather coat and jeans; the other about 30, 5-foot-11, 200 pounds and wearing a brown coat with fur lining.
— Between 10 a.m. Jan. 1 and 4:45 p.m. Jan. 3, a 1966 Sears Motor Scooter was stolen from the driveway outside 250 S. 12th St.
— At 11:05 p.m. Jan. 3, complainants were walking together in the 300 block of South 10th Street when two males, one armed with a handgun, approached and demanded their valuables; the thieves took a handbag and a wallet. The suspects were described as a white male, late 20s-30s, 5-foot-7 with a medium build, goatee and a tan complexion and wearing a dark waist-length jacket and dark ski mask; the other was a black male, 5-foot-10 with a medium build and wearing a grey hoodie.
— At noon Jan. 4, a male took seven CDs from the counter of Starbucks, 1301 Chestnut St., and left without paying. The suspect was described as a black male, 40 years old, 5-foot-6 with a grey beard and wearing a blue hoodie and khaki pants.
— Between 10:20 p.m. Jan. 5 and 4 a.m. Jan. 6, someone smashed the window of a 2003 Honda parked in the 1100 block of Chestnut Street and stole a GPS and an iPod. This report was received by the DPR Unit via phone, thus police were not dispatched.
— Between 4:15 p.m. Jan. 5 and 2 p.m. Jan. 6, someone smashed the window of a 2003 Toyota, parked outside 240 S. 13th St., and stole a duffle bag. Sixth District Officer Borras was unable to lift fingerprints.
— At 2:15 p.m. Jan. 6, a man grabbed an iPhone from a woman’s hand while she was on a westbound Market-Frankford El train at the 13th and Market streets station, and fled off the train going west through the concourse. The suspect was described as a black male, 13-15 years old, with short dreadlocked hair and wearing a white sweater and dark jeans.
— Between 3:10-8 p.m. Jan. 6, someone stole an iPad from a 2009 unlocked BMW, parked in the paid garage at 221 S. 11th St., with no forced entry. This report was received by the DPR Unit via phone, thus police were not dispatched.
— Between 7:35-7:50 p.m. Jan. 6, someone stole complainant’s unsecured bicycle outside 240 S. Eighth Street while he made a delivery.
— At 10:50 p.m. Jan. 6, complainant was walking outside 1208 Walnut St. when a male snatched a MacBook Pro laptop from his hand and fled south on Camac Street. The suspect was described as a black male, 20 years old, 5-foot-8 and wearing a black shirt, black jeans, white sneakers and a black hat.
— Between 3-4 p.m. Jan. 7, complainant’s secured bicycle was stolen from outside 200 S. 12th St.
— At 2:47 p.m. Jan. 8, complainant responded to his business, 215 Secure, 1315 Walnut St., ninth floor, after his alarm company reported an activation; he found the door pried open and a laptop missing. Sixth District officers responded and held the scene until Central Detectives arrived to lift fingerprints.
— At 11:05 p.m. Jan. 8, complainant was outside 2 S. 11th St. when two males asked to try his brown BMX-style bicycle. He refused and the males punched him and took the bicycle. The suspects fled north on 11th Street and were described as black males in their mid-20s: One was 5-foot-10 and wearing a grey hoodie; the other was 6-foot and wearing a blue hoodie.
SUMMARY OFFENSE ARRESTS
— On Jan. 4, citations were issued for summary offenses at 8:20 p.m., 1200 Spruce St.; and 8:55 p.m., 1200 Locust St.
— On Jan. 5, a citation was issued for a summary offense at 2:40 a.m., 200 S. 13th St.
— On Jan. 5, five citations were issued for summary offenses, 8:55 p.m., 13th and Spruce streets.
— At 2:55 p.m. Jan. 4, undercover police officers arrested a female inside a room at the Marriott Hotel, 1201 Market St., after responding to an ad for sex on an Internet website. The 22-year-old suspect with an Orlando, Fla., address was charged with solicitation of prostitution.
— At 11 a.m. Jan. 5, 6th District plainclothes officers observed an illegal narcotic transaction taking place on the northeast corner of 10th and Market streets. The officers confiscated 49 controlled substance narcotics (pills), along with U.S. currency. Two males, ages 60 and 57, both with homeless-shelter addresses, were charged with illegal narcotic sales; a 49-year-old homeless male (the alleged buyer) was charged with possession of narcotics.