06 Jan 19 - Business Alert - Delivery Robberies Beat 11th District
This alert gives notice of recent Robberies that have occurred in the 011th District. In these incidents, a pizza delivery driver victim delivers food near the area of Independence/Fillmore (Beat 1133). Before the victim is able to deliver the food (3) offenders appear. An offender produces a black handgun and rob victim at gunpoint. Times and locations are listed below:
05 Jan 19 - Business Alert - Robberies of Taxi Drivers - 16th and 17th Districts
There have been three recent armed robberies of Taxi-Cab Drivers in the 016th and 017th Districts. In each of these incidents the taxi driver was dispatched to pick up a fare and then the driver picked up multiple male subjects. During the ride, the offenders displayed a handgun and demanded money and property from the victim. The offenders took property from the victim and then exited the taxi-cab and fled on foot. In the incident on Christiana Avenue, the offenders took possession of the victim’s taxi-cab and drove it away from the scene.
On January 1, 2019 at approximately 5:45 a.m. the victim was walking to the rear door of her home in the 4500 block of West Wilcox St. An offender in a dark blue vehicle, possibly a Ford Freestyle, pulled next to the victim and forced her inside of his vehicle. The offender punched and stomped on the victim’s head and body while inside of the vehicle. The victim was able to fight back against the offender and scratch him with her fingernails. The victim escaped from the offender’s vehicle, in the 4600 block of West Flournoy St. and ran home to call police.