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As reported by the Philadelphia Police Department

Bedridden man robbed
On Monday, July 17 at 11:28 p.m., police officers responded to a radio call for “someone breaking in” at a residence on the 2400 block of S. 3rd Street. The complainant, an elderly bedridden male, reported the offenders entered the residence, and one stood by his bed and took his black “Tracfone” prepaid cell phone. He then placed a weapon to the side of complainant’s neck and demanded to know where his money was while a second offender stood at the foot of the complainant’s bed and a third offender restrained the complainant’s caretaker. The offenders stole approximately $300 from the offender’s home. There were no injuries to report, but an investigation is ongoing.
To report information, call South Detectives at 215–685–1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms.

Gun shots result in injury
On Thursday, July 13 at approximately 3:05 p.m. police responded to a report of a person with a gun at 1400 Federal Street. Upon the arrival of police officers, they were informed that two males were fighting and then gunshots were heard. While at the scene, information was received that a shooting victim had arrived at Methodist Hospital by private auto, and was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was then transported from Methodist Hospital to Jefferson Hospital in critical condition.
Upon recovering video surveillance, the complainant was depicted walking behind a truck and some kind of struggle ensued. Several other males were also observed on the block, including the person that transported the complainant to the hospital. The video also depicted a male, holding a gun and who fled westbound on Federal Street. The investigation continues.
To report information, call South Detectives at 215–685–1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms.

Robbed at gunpoint
On Wednesday, July 12 at approximately 1:10 a.m., a 24-year-old male complainant was walking on the 400 block of Monroe Street when he observed three males on the opposite side on the street. The complainant reported that one of the males walked over to him and asked for directions. The complainant stated that after providing the information to the offender, he pointed a gun at him and demanded he give him all of his money. The complainant then stated that the other two male offenders came over from across the street, took items from the complainant’s pockets and took his gym bag. The complainant reported that he was ordered to lie on the ground while the offender left the area. The complainant reports the offenders took his wallet, which contained a debit and identification cards, his gym bag and his Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge phone.
To report information, call South Detectives at 215–685–1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms.

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