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Thefts: Louis Vuitton Purse, Nativity Scene Figurine, Copper, More

The following information has been provided by the Marple Township Police Department. Any arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate guilt or conviction.

BROOMALL–On Oct. 31 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Marple police responded to Delaware County Community College for a reported theft. According to the report, a brown Louis Vuitton purse, valued at approximately $700, was stolen. Inside the purse contained a woman’s wallet, $10, one debit card, a driver’s license, a school ID, and other miscellaneous cards. The woman told police she believes the purse was stolen while waiting in a classroom for her last class that was canceled. Police are further investigating this incident.

Copper Stolen From A/C Units

On Oct. 31 at approximately 9:16 a.m., police responded to 810-820 Sussex Boulevard (Satellite 2) for a reported theft. The property’s maintenance person told police someone stole copper from the air conditioner units behind the building sometime in the past few weeks. It was likely done the same night the neighboring building was hit, said police in the report. According to the report, approximately four out of the five condensers were stolen from. Police are further investigating this incident.

Battery Stolen From Parked Pickup Truck

On Oct. 29 at approximately 10:20 a.m., police responded to Mardinly Enterprises on the 700 block of Parkway Boulevard for a report of a battery stolen from a Ford pickup truck in the parking lot. According to the report, the theft occurred sometime over the weekend. The approximate value of the battery is $85. 

3 Men Involved in Theft at New Consignment Shop

On Oct. 24 at approximately 2:15 p.m., police responded to Plato’s Closet for a reported retail theft. Upon arrival, police spoke with the store manager who told police that three men entered the store and approached the counter to return merchandise. According to the report, two of the men returned merchandise and filled out paperwork with possible false names and addresses. The two men were given cash for the returns and continued shopping. When the store manager began to walk past the three men who were in the back of the store, one of the men began distracting the manager. While the manager was distracted, the other two men walked to the front of the store and left. Soon after, the third man also left the store. When the store manager checked the area, under a clothes rack where they were standing, the store manager discovered a shopping bag with two Polo shirts from the store with the security devices torn off. The two shirts were valued at $28. 

Woman Steals $90 BCBG Shoes

On Oct. 24 at approximately 1 p.m., police responded to DSW Shoes in the Marple Crossroads Shopping Center for a reported retail theft. According to the store manager, the same woman, who had stolen from the store the day before, stole a pair of BCBG boots that day. The approximately value of the boots is $90. When the woman was confronted at the front door by the employee, the woman just walked out like nothing happened, according to the report. The woman was seen the day before getting into the back seat of a black Dodge Charger. Police are further investigating this incident.

Nativity Scene Figurine, Silver Plates Stolen From Home

On Oct. 19 at approximately 11:50 a.m., police responded to the 400 block of Warren Boulevard for a reported theft. According to the report, the homeowner told police she noticed two circular silver platter platters missing from her China cabinet the Friday before. The homeowner also told police she noticed a Hummel “Nativity Scene” figurine missing from the curio cabinet in the living room. The woman believes someone was also in her armoire in the bedroom. According to the report, the woman keeps her paycheck stubs in a cigar box and found the box was turned around one day. According to the report, the woman told police nurses have come to the home to take care of her husband who has Alzheimer’s and believes one of the women may be the suspect. Police are further investigating this incident. 

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