Theft of Wallets from Shopping Carts

Community Alerts
CRIME ALERT             On April 12, 2022, four different women had their wallets stolen from their handbags while food shopping in Abington Township. The thief, who is described as a white female, approximately 30 years of age, with dark hair and blonde highlights, appears to have targeted women who left their handbags in the child…
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Text Message Scam – Crime Alert

Community Alerts
CRIME ALERT The Abington Township Police Department has received national intelligence related to criminals sending scam text messages to steal personally identifiable financial information and commit fraud. The criminals send fake text messages to trick you into giving them your personal information- things like your password, account number or social security number. If they get…
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Community Alert – Attempted Fraud

Community Alerts
January 28, 2022 Community Alert Case # 22-003007 Attempted Fraud  On January 27, 2022, at approximately 4:00 PM, an elderly township resident from the 1300 block of Highland Avenue reported that individuals claiming to be from a paving company knocked on his door. They advised the resident that they had extra blacktop from a job…
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Crime Alert and Arrest for Theft

August 31, 2021 Crime Alert and Arrest for Theft  Since the beginning of 2021, the Abington Police Department has taken dozens of reports of thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles parked throughout the township. This has been escalating regionally and nationally.  The common characteristic of these crimes entails suspects pulling up next to the targeted…
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Armed Robbery Wawa Old York Road

July 13, 2021   Armed Robbery, Wawa Store 816 Old York Road, Abington   This morning at 3:30AM the Wawa located at 816 Old York Road, Abington was robbed by three black males with handguns. After robbing the store the males fled the area. There were no injuries and there is no threat to the…
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