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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

April 29,2019

On Friday, April 26th at approximately 6:30 PM, an armed robbery occurred at the AT&T store located at 161 E. City Ave, Bala Cynwyd.  In this incident, a black male wearing a grew hooded sweatshirt and black wind pants stole display phones. When confronted he threatened security with a knife.  He fled on foot across City Ave.

April 17, 2019

Yesterday, sometime between 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM,  a residential burglary occurred on the 1400 Block Of Rose Glen Rd, Gladwyne.  Entry was gained possibly through an unlocked window.  Jewelry was taken.

Today at approximately 10:35 AM, two black males attempted to carjack a customer in the Whole Foods parking lot located at 15 E. Wynnewood Rd, Wynnewood.  One held a gun and demanded that the woman give them the keys to her vehicle.  She refused and the men entered a waiting cranberry colored Jeep SUV and fled the scene.

February 25, 2019

 On Friday February 22, at approximately 10:40 PM, a robbery occurred at the CVS Store, 101 West City Ave, Bala Cynwyd.  In this incident, a heavyset black male, approximately 50 years old, wearing a blue jacket, demanded cash from the manager at gunpoint.  After obtaining cash, the male fled the area on foot.

February 21,2019

On Tuesday, February 19th,  sometime between 10AM and 11:30PM, a residential burglary occurred at an apartment above the Golden Bowl Restaurant, 33 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore.  Entry into was gained via a bedroom window.  Once inside the suspects took cash and change.

February 19,2019

On Friday February 15th at approximately 9:15 PM, a burglary occurred in Melville Hall, Harcum College.  Force was used to enter two offices and a storage area.  The suspect was observed and is a black male in his late teens or early twenties wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants.

February 12, 2019

Yesterday, sometime between 9AM and 5PM,  a residential burglary occurred in the 100 Blk of Edgehill Rd, Bala Cynwyd.  Entry into the residence was gained by breaking a rear window.  The suspects took jewelry.