Lower Merion police reported the following incidents to news media on Monday afternoon. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Theft from Best Auto Tag: An employee’s purse went missing from Best Auto Tag on July 18 around 6:28 p.m., according to police. A man entered the business and was filling out paperwork while the employee was otherwise engaged; when the employee realized he’d left, she noticed her purse was also missing, police said. The suspect is described as a black male, 45 to 50 years old, 6 feet tall with a thin build, according to police.
Theft from unlocked car: On July 18 between 9:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. a woman’s wallet was stolen from her unlocked car in the parking lot of , police said. Missing is $45 in cash and credit cards.
Theft from Verizon store: A Samsung Galaxy S3 valued at $600 was stolen from the in Ardmore on July 19, police said. The theft is thought to have occurred between 6 and 6:45 p.m., and the security lock was still attached to the case, so the thief somehow removed it, according to police.
Potted plants stolen: Overnight between July 21 and 22, three potted plants were stolen from the front porch of a apartment in Wynnewood, according to police. The total value of the plants stolen was $55, police said.