Rite Aid in Germantown robbed Feb 5

14th Police District in Philadelphia

43 W. Haines Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144

This district covers Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy, Cedarbrook, and part West Oak Lane, and Germantown.

This list covers Feb 2 – 8


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7500 block Lowber Ave. – complainant said four men approached him and one of them struck him in the face with a black handgun. The group ran off with $3.

300 block E. Walnut Lane – Playstation 3, Wii game system, rent check and several video games were stolen from the property.

100 block W. Price St. – two TVs, DVD player and Nintendo Wii stolen from the property.

5300 block Germantown Ave. – complainant said someone hit her in the face and robbed her. The offender ran off with a cell phone.

1100 block E. Mt. Pleasant Ave. – complainant said two students started throwing books at his head in class. Complainant treated for a broken blood vessel in his eye.

7700 block Crittenden St. – general manager of the Christian Book Center said someone stole 20 CDs from the store.



300 block E. Sharpnack St.  – three beds, three stereo systems, two DVD players and clothing stolen from the property. Complainant said she was in the process of moving out.

2000 block Washington Lane – complainant said someone walked away with her phone after she lent it to someone to make a call.



7200 block E. Walnut Lane – copper pipes stolen from three different rooms at the property.

2400 block 77th Ave – handgun, wallet and private detective badge stolen from a 2006 Lincoln Navigator.  There was no sign of forced entry, but a red gas can was left behind.

1300 block E. Johnson St. – complainant said two men shot him several times. Offenders along with another man fled on foot. Complainant was taken to the hospital where he was listed in stable condition at the time of the report.

8800 block Germantown Ave – wallet, iPod, two cell phones and clothes stolen from a 2002 Toyota Highlander.

100 block W. Highland Ave.  – laptop and iPod Touch stolen from the property. Complainant is unsure if she left the front door unlocked.



Thouron Ave. / Phil Ellena St. –  complainant said someone robbed him at gunpoint. Sprint cell phone, two jackets and a back pack stolen.

1300 block E. Johnson St. – $3,000 was stolen from the property. Complainant said someone entered his apartment through a damaged front window.

5400 block Germantown Ave. – Owner of Cunningham Piano Company said someone was doing work at his shop and when they left his Apple iPAD was gone.

Unit block E. Walnut Lane – numerous tools, copper pipes, nail gun, floor edger and demo hammer stolen from the property. The house is under renovation.



6200-block Germantown Ave. – employee of Rite-Aid said someone came in and robbed the store at gunpoint. The offender fled with $1,000 from the register.


100 block W. Rittenhouse St. – 2005 Volkswagen GTI stolen.

200 block Harvey St. – complainant said he was mugged by three men while walking with his girlfriend. One offender pointed a handgun at him. The other two assaulted him. The offenders ran off with a cell phone, iPod and wallet.



7800 block Michener Ave. – PNC debit card stolen. Complainant said her son took the card and withdrew $1,000 from various ATM machines.

8100 block Forrest Ave. – complainant said someone stole the spoiler from her 2005 Nissan.



1700 block Elston St. – Apple Macbook laptop stolen. Complainant said his ex-girlfriend’s soon took the computer and has been sending him text messages telling him so.

5500 block Germantown Ave. – GPS, iPOD, book bag, 20 CDs and more stolen from a 2001 Ford Focus.

Unit block W. Rittenhouse – purse containing $1,100, various credit cards and a cell phone, computer and gold watch were stolen.


1300 block Narragansett St. – 55” Vizio flat screen TV stolen from the property. Complainant said someone entered the house through an unlocked front door and took the item from the living room.

1600 block Yerkes St. – Blackberry cell phone stolen. Complainant said the phone is registered Bayada Nurses.

1000 block E. Durham St.  – two pairs of UGG boots stolen. Complainant said a neighbor told him they saw a few kids open the package and flee the scene.

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