Police Briefs: Thefts

Read about some of the crimes reported in Radnor last week.

The following information comes from police incident reports provided by the Radnor Township Police Department. If you have any knowledge on these crimes contact the department.

  • Copper piping and plumbing fixtures were stolen from a construction site on Kinterra Road in Wayne during the night of Oct. 2. The report states that 165 feet of copper tubing and pipes and a box of copper fittings were valued at $762.25. The tubing and pipe were cut from where they were installed and the box of fittings was taken from inside the structure.
  • A bag of potato chips were taken from the Wawa in Bryn Mawr on Oct. 5, reports a store employee. According to the report, a man was waiting for his food, which he already paid for, to be prepared. The employee said the man placed a 99 cent bag of Herr's chips in the bag and when the employee told him he would have to pay for the chips, the customer ran out of the store. According to police, the tag on the car he left in came back a “dead tag,” but the store plans on using the debit card he used to make his purchase to help police track him down.
  • The owner of Edible Arrangements in Villanova reported a burglary in the store during the night of Oct. 5. According to the police report, there were no signs of forced entry. $196 in cash was taken from the store. A key that was hidden outside the building was in place, but was no longer hidden the morning after the burglary.
  • A dark blue Schwinn mountain bike valued at $45 was stolen from an unlocked shed in the unit block of Garrett Avenue in Garrett Hill sometime in the week of Sept. 24.
  • A resident of Summit Drive in Bryn Mawr reported getting phone calls from what she said was a fraudulent sweepstakes company. A police officer left a message on the company’s line to stop calling the resident.
  • A business in the 100 block of West Wayne Avenue was broken into, but nothing was taken over the weekend of Sept. 29. According to a police report, the back door of the business was found unlocked and a front side window was broken.


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