24th District Crime News

   40xx MAYWOOD ST. — The complainant states on Dec. 17 at 9:30 pm, he was standing outside when he was approached by 3 unknown male offenders. The offenders pushed the complainant against a car, pushed an unknown object into his ribs and stated “If you move, I’ll blow you brains out”. The complainant dropped his wallet and cell phone. The offenders took the items and fled in an unknown direction.

   14xx E. LUZERNE ST. — The complainant states on Dec. 15 at 2:00 am he was walking home from work when the unknown offender (black male, 20-30 years old, 5’9”, scruffy facial hair, medium complexion, pointy nose, headphones, black jacket, black hoodie, skully style hat) followed him, and the offender pushed him against a vehicle and said “I know you got that iPad.” The offender then threatened to shoot him. The complainant states that he felt a gun on the back of his neck. The offender took an iPad Pro, a blue/black backpack, wallet, state ID, $8 cash, then fled.

   10xx E. ERIE AVE. — The complainant states on Dec. 7 at 4:01 pm the offender forced the complainant to go to the PNC Bank to take out money. The complainant wrote a note to a witness while inside the bank, informing her of the offender’s intentions. The witness notified police who responded to the location and apprehended the offender.

   42xx MALTA ST. — The complainant states on Dec. 8 at 12 am he parked his vehicle, a grey 2003 Toyota, and at 8 am when he went to go to work, his vehicle was no longer where he parked it.

   13xx E. LYCOMING ST. — The complainant states on Dec. 9 at 5:46 am the unknown male offender is observed on the store’s surveillance video breaking the front door glass, entering the business and taking the register containing $500 cash. The offender left with the register.

   42xx O ST. — The complainant states on Dec. 7 at 7 pm she parked her vehicle and when she returned on Dec. 12 at 5 pm she noticed the vehicle had been vandalized. The front windshield was busted out, the passenger side door and hood had been scratched, and all 4 door handles were missing from the vehicle.

   36xx JASPER ST. — The complainant states between Nov. 14 and Dec. 8 at 5 pm an unknown person gained entry into her residence and removed a 32 inch Vizio TV, gift cards, light bulbs, and $500 cash. Signs of entry gained through an upstairs bathroom window and the back door. Scene was contaminated by the homeowner.

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