Goateed Man Steals Razors from CVS, Police Say

Lower Merion officers also responded to two thefts from vehicles in the past week.

Lower Merion police on Tuesday reported to news media that the following incidents happened in the Narberth-Bala Cynwyd Patch area in the previous week:

Retail theft — About 3:55 p.m. Aug. 29, a man used a Target bag to smuggle $110 worth of merchandise out of the City Avenue , police said.

The goods included two electric razors. The thief was described as a goateed black man wearing glasses, a black T-shirt and cargo pants.

Witnesses said the men fled on a bus, but officers did not locate him after stopping several buses.

Burglary — An alarm sounded about 11:50 a.m. Aug. 30 in a home on the 100 block of Fairview Road in Penn Valley.

Police found a living room window had been pried open, but it was unknown whether anything was missing from the house.

Theft from vehicle — About $700 in merchandise was stolen from an customer's car Aug. 31, police said.

The man parked about 3:40 p.m. and entered the gym. Before he returned to his Mazda 3 at 5:25 p.m., police said, someone pried open one of his windows about 2 inches and unlocked a door to gain entry.

A messenger bag and textbooks were stolen, along with a cell phone, glasses, a checkbook and a pocket tool, police said.

Theft from vehicle — An unlocked mountain bike was stolen from the bed of a Toyota Tacoma between 8 and 10 p.m. Sept. 1 on the first block of Jefferson Street in Belmont Hills, police said.


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