— Between 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 9, an unsecured bicycle was stolen from outside 1326 Spruce St.
— At 7:45 p.m. Jan. 9, a man was descending the stairs to the PATCO subway, 1300 Locust St., when a male grabbed him and demanded and took his money. The suspect was described as a black male in his 30s, 6-foot-1, with a thin build, dark complexion and a beard, and wearing a black jacket. He was in the company of a black female wearing a black jacket. The victim declined any further police involvement.
— At 6 p.m. Jan. 11, a male grabbed a man’s iPhone while he was talking on it outside 201 S. 13th St. and fled east on Chancellor Street. The suspect was described as a black male, 19-25 years old, with a dark complexion and wearing a black hoodie and baggy jeans.
— At 12:40 p.m. Jan. 12, a woman was leaving St. John’s Church, 12 S. 13th St., when she walked by a male acting like his hand was stuck in the door. She later found that her wallet had been removed from her handbag. The suspect was described as a black male, 40-50 years old, 6-foot, 150 pounds and wearing dark clothing.
— Between 9:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Jan. 12, an unlocked 2011 Jeep, parked in the paid lot at 1111 Sansom St., had a Michigan handicapped parking placard stolen from the center console. There was no forced entry into the vehicle.
— At 6 p.m. Jan. 12, a woman was inside Starbucks, 1201 Chestnut St., with her handbag hanging over chair. Two females kept bumping into her chair and when she left she discovered her wallet was missing from her bag. The suspects were described as black females; one was 31-50 years old, 5-foot-5, with burn scars on face; the other was 41 years, 5-foot-8, no further description available.
— Between 6-11 p.m. Jan. 13, someone smashed the window of a 2008 Toyota, parked in the 1300 block of Walnut Street, and stole a GPS. This report was received by the DPR Unit via phone, thus police were not dispatched.
— At 3:20 p.m. Jan. 14, a male took an iPod Touch from a display inside Springboard Media, 116 S. 13th St., and fled without paying. The suspect was described as a black male, 18 years old and wearing a gray coat, black knit cap and white sneakers.
— At noon Jan. 11, 6th District plainclothes officers Calhoun and Kovach observed a hand-to-hand narcotic transaction on the northeast corner of 10th and Market streets. A 44-year-old female with a Southwest Philadelphia address was charged with illegal narcotic sales and police recovered 95 prescription pills; a 32-year-old male with a South Philadelphia address was charged with possession of illegal narcotics.
— At 3:45 p.m. Jan. 13, 1300 Market St., Macy’s security officers observed a male taking clothing and leaving without paying. When confronted, the male pulled out a syringe and stated it was infected with HIV; the male then fled after dropping the merchandise. Center City District officers observed a male fitting the description provided at 15th and Ranstead streets; he was positively identified and arrested. The 30-year-old suspect with a Kensington address was charged with robbery and related offenses.
SUMMARY OFFENSE ARRESTS
— On Jan. 10, a citation was issued for a summary offense at 10:10 a.m., 1001 Market St.
— On Jan. 11, a citation was issued for a summary offense at 11:15 p.m., outside 1230 Pine St.
— On Jan. 12, citations were issued for summary offenses at 4:25 a.m. outside 1200 Pine St.; 815 p.m. outside 1201 Chestnut St.; two at 8:35 p.m., outside 259 S. 13th St.; and 9:35 p.m. outside 1114 Walnut St.
— On Jan. 14, a citation was issued for a summary offense, at 7:50 p.m., outside 200 S. 12th St.