Crime Report: July 3, 2019

Published on July 03, 2019

This report is published every weekday, except County holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence.

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ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 2019-07020001, 2100 block of 26th Street S. At approximately 12:04 a.m. on July 2, police were dispatched to the report of suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victims were inside of their residence when they heard a loud noise and discovered an unknown suspect(s) attempted to gain entry to the residence, causing damage. A canvas of the area yielded negative results. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2019-07020039, Columbia Pike at S. Columbus Street. At approximately 5:00 a.m. on July 2, police were dispatched to the late report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that between approximately 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m., the victim was sitting on a bench in the area when he was approached by four unknown male suspects who attempted to engage him in conversation. One suspect stole the victim's bike, while the other three suspects followed on foot. When the victim attempted to chase the suspects, two of them turned back towards him, assaulted him, and stole the his cell phone. The victim's bike was later located in the area damaged. The victim suffered minor injuries. Suspect One is described as a black male, approximately 17-22 years old, 6'3", with short hair, wearing a burgundy shirt and red sneakers. Suspect Two is described as a light skinned Hispanic male, approximately 17-22 years old, 5'6", husky build, wearing a black shirt and beige shorts. Suspect Three is described as a light skinned Hispanic male, approximately 17-22 years old, 5'0', lean build, wearing a black hoodie, gray sweatpants, black sneakers and dark sunglasses. Suspect Four is described as a very light skinned Hispanic male, approximately 17-22 years old, 5'7"-5'9", chunky build, straight hair, wearing a black shirt. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (series), 2019-07020047/07020061/07020062, 3000 block of N. Oxford Street/3100 block of N. Peary Street/3700 block of Roberts Lane. At approximately 6:17 a.m., police were dispatched to the report of a larceny from auto. Upon arrival, it was determined that between approximately 5:30 a.m. and 6:17 a.m., an unknown suspect gained entry to and tampered with approximately 10, mostly unlocked vehicles and stole items of value. The suspect is described as a tall male with a slim build, wearing a long sleeve shirt, light colored pants and black sneakers. The investigation is ongoing.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2019-07020090, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2019-07020196, Wilson Boulevard at N. Filmore Street

LARCENY, 2019-07020210, S. Monroe Street at Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2019-07020214, 4400 block of Lee Highway

SHOPLIFTING, 2019-07020246, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street