Nearly $80,000 in valuables were taken from three people at 7900 Henry Ave., Philadelphia Police said.
On Sept. 2, three residents at the apartment building told police that someone broke into a bedroom window and ransacked the apartment.
In total, $78,435 in items were taken, police said. That included personnel jewelry, electronics and clothing.
One resident said he owns a wholesale wireless corporation. He reported $10,000 in cash stolen, in addition to 29 cell phones.
Other police news:
Theft from Building
- An employee at Bloom Eye Associates at 525 Jamestown St. reported her purse stolen from her desk while working. She reported $180 worth of items take.
- A resident at 4300 Manayunk Ave. told police someone removed nearly $1,800 in jewelry from his bedroom.
- During a softball game at Kendrick Recreation Center, four players reported items stolen during the game. Three people had bags with valuables in them, while another person lost his wallet. About $2,000 was taken.
- While at Roma's Pizza with a friend, a woman told police she left her purse on the table and used the restroom. When she returned, the friend, a male, was gone, as was the purse. More than $110 was taken.
- More than $200 in prescription drugs were taken from a home on 7000 Ridge Ave.
- An employee at St. Mary's Episcopal Church reported $400 in valuables and cash stolen her purse.
- While moving out at 7900 Henry Ave. a woman left her apartment unlocked and someone stole her Coach purse, which contained $750 in valuables, including $200 cash.
- A resident on 4500 Mitchell St. reported $20,000 in jewelry stolen from a locked bedroom safe. She said several people had keys who could have opened it.
- Nearly a month after a woman found items missing from her apartment, she reported it to police. A woman at 6100 Henry Ave. said she thought someone stole three gold rings but only told police after she heard a neighbor also had a break-in
- A resident from 7000 Valley Ave. said people entered his apartment from an unlocked bedroom window and stole a laptop and jewelry.
- An unknown person pried open a lock and broke into a home on 600 Walnut Lane. A resident told police more than $1,500 in electronic were taken.
- Someone smashed into a home on 300 Leverington Ave. by breaking the rear glass door and took a jewelry box with $1,500 of valuables in it.
- The Umbria Golf Center reported a break-in where someone stole a cash register with $330 and also broke into a soda machine.
- Police said someone broke into a home at 7700 Lawnton St. and stole $7,800 in valuables, including $2,000 in cash.
Theft from Vehicles
- A silver laptop was taken from a 2001 tan Nissan X-Terra at 600 Rector St.
- Philadelphia Police arrested a Roxborough man after a police officer observed him stealing from a vehicle parked in the Ivy Ridge Train Station. After a foot pursuit, he was arrested and items were returned to owner.
- CVS on Main Street reported nearly $830 worth of razors stolen by a female. The woman stuffed them into a duffel bag and fled on foot.
- The Kohl's on Henry Avenue reported someone shoplifted a gold necklace and sandals. She placed them in her purse and attempted to pay for other items, when she was caught, detained and arrested. Later that day, another female was also arrested for stealing several jewelry items.
- Super Fresh said a man stole $420 worth of baby food and fled in a green Ford Explorer.
- Kohls, in another instance, reported an employee stealing $546 worth of valuables. A supervisor observed her take the items into a dressing room, remove tags and stuff them into her purse.
- Police said a man who parked his 2003 Ford Taurus on 100 Cotton Street got his car stolen while visiting friends.