14th Police District: Where bedsheets are set on fire

This list covers March 1-7, 2013

March 1

7:30 a.m. Aggravated Assault: 100 block of W. Chelten Ave. Complainant slapped and threatened with simulated weapon.

7:50 a.m. Aggravated Assault: 100 block of W. Chelten Ave. Complainant punched in chest.

4:30 p.m. Arson: 5500 block of Blakemore St. Bedsheets set on fire and thrown on porch.

10 p.m. Auto Theft: 6900 block of Stenton Ave. Taken was a 1999 Ford Explorer.

March 2

2:04 a.m. Aggravated Assault: 5600 block of Crowson St. Complainant shot at; vehicle struck twice. Suspect arrested.

11:30 a.m. Theft: Unit block of W. Rittenhouse St. Taken were 3 microphones and cords.

5:45 p.m. Theft: 6400 block of Greene St. Taken was a purse containing $102 cash.

6:30 p.m. Residential Burglary: Unit block of Seymour St. Taken were two televisions and an Xbox.

8:33 p.m. Theft: 5300 block of Chew Ave. $282 of food taken. Suspect arrested.

9:40 p.m. Aggravated Assault: 6400 block of Stenton Ave. Complainant struck in face with handgun.

March 3

1:56 a.m. Robbery: 200 block of Highland Ave. Complainant punched in face; taken were two cell phones.

12 p.m. Residential Burglary: Address Redacted. Dryer and refrigerator taken from residence.

9:40 p.m. Aggravated Assault: 5800 block of Brush Rd. Complainant threatened with sword.

10:55 p.m. Aggravated Assault: 7600 block of Rugby St. Complainant cut in arm with knife. Suspect arrested.

March 4

4:30 a.m. Residential Burglary: 600 block of Park Ln. Attempted entry; nothing taken.

11:50 a.m. Aggravated Assault: Address Redacted. Complainant stabbed with knife. Suspect arrested.

12:20 p.m. Theft: 6100 block of Stenton Ave. Taken was an iPhone.

1 p.m. Theft: 6400 block of Milton St. A handicap registration card was taken from a vehicle.

3:15 p.m. Theft: Address Redacted. Eight bottles of detergent taken from retail store.

6 p.m. Theft: 5700 block of Germantown Ave. $700 cash taken from purse.

6:15 p.m. Burglary: Address Redacted. Electronics taken from a day care facility.

March 5

1 p.m. Auto Theft: Address Redacted. A 2003 Pontiac Montana was taken.

4:59 p.m. Aggravated Assault: Address Redacted. Complainant shot in neck.

11:30 p.m. Residential Burglary: 5300 block of Wakefield St. Taken was a 42-inch television.

March 6

12 a.m. Theft: 6900 block of Rodney St. $1,485 of home appliances taken.

1:36 a.m. Robbery: 1900 block of W. Cheltenham Ave. Purse, cell phone, and $40 cash taken from complainant.

1 p.m. Auto Theft: 100 block of E. Chelten Ave. Taken was a 1996 Ford Escort.

5 p.m. Residential Burglary: 6700 block of Musgrave St. Apartment entered; nothing taken.

5 p.m. Auto Theft: 600 block of Church Ln. Taken was a 2002 Hyundai Electra.

March 7

12:30 p.m. Aggravated Assault: 6100 block of Stenton Ave. Complainant kicked, punched, and attacked with a PGW gas top cover.

4:15 p.m. Theft: 9600 block of Germantown Ave. Taken was an unattended bag containing textbooks.

9:20 p.m. Auto Theft: 300 block of E. Price St. Taken was a 1996 Oldsmobile 88.

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