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Significant Crimes in Lower Merion Township

This page lists significant criminal events that occurred in Lower Merion Township over the past two week period and is not intended as a comprehensive view of all criminal activity in the Township.  For more detailed and comprehensive view see the police blotter by clicking here.

August 16, 2017

Yesterday between 11 AM and 2:30 PM a residential burglary occurred in the first block of Henley Rd,  Wynnewood.  Entry into the residence was gained by forcing a side door.  Once inside the suspects took jewelry and pocketbooks.

Yesterday at approximately 3 PM, a carjacking occurred on the 100 Block of Edgehill Rd, Bala Cynwyd.  The suspect displayed a handgun and attempted to take the victims vehicle but was unsuccessful. The suspect then fled on foot and was apprehended a short time later by responding officers.

August 15, 2017

Sometime over the weekend a commercial burglary occurred at Live Nation, 1 Presidential Blvd, Bala Cynwyd.   Entry into the business was gained by forcing a suite door.  Once inside the suspect took a pair of sneakers.

August 9, 2017

This morning at approximately 12:30 AM a residential burglary occurred in the 1000 Block of Indian Creek Rd, Wynnewood.  Entry into the residence was gained by forcing a second floor screen.  Once inside, the suspect took cash, food  and a computer bag.

August 7, 2017

Sometime between August 4th and August 5th, a residential burglary occurred at the Palmer Apartments located at 18 Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood.    Entry was gained via an unlocked first floor window.  There was no loss.   This unit is unoccupied.

August 3, 2017

Sometime overnight on August 1st, a residential burglary occurred at the Palmer Apartments, 18 Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood.  Entry into the apartment was gained via an unlocked first floor window.  Once inside the suspect took cash from a wallet.