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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

December 18,2019

Last evening, at approximately 7:50 PM, a carjacking occurred at the Wine and Spirits Shop located at 119 W. City Ave, Bala Cynwyd. In this incident a black male approximately 6" tall wearing a dark jacket, olive green pants and carrying a backpack forced the victim from her Gold Toyota Highlander and fled the area in it. The victim suffered head and arm injuries.

November 19, 2019

Yesterday at about 7:50 PM Officers responded to a residential burglar alarm on the 200 block of Laurel Lane Haverford. Upon arrival they located a shattered window.  A check of the residence was negative. It is unknown if anything was taken.

Yesterday, sometime between 1:15PM and 9PM  a residential burglary occurred in the 800 block of Harriton Rd, Bryn Mawr.  Entry into the residence was gained by shattering a second floor window at the rear of the house.  Once inside the suspects removed jewelry.
Yesterday between 7:PM and 7:19 PM a residential burglary occurred in the 900 block of Centennial Rd. Entry was gained by forcing a second floor sliding glass door.  Jewelry and cash were taken.

October 30,2019

Last evening, sometime between 9:15 and 9:30, a residential burglary occurred at the Wyndon Apts, 625 E.Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood.  An unlocked apartment was entered. Taken was a purse, wallet and laptop.