3 charged in South Philadelphia car vandalism


Charged are 23-year-old Bianca Beck, 31-year-old David Whitfield and 29-year-old David Baker.

Police say the vandalism took place around 4:00 a.m. Friday. Friday afternoon police released surveillance video showing four suspects walking along the 1700 block of Catherine Street. In the video at least one bends down and appears to slash a tire, and another suspect appears to try and steal a bike but is unsuccessful.

In the end 39 cars were vandalized. Tires were slashed, keyed and windshields scratched all between 17th and 18th streets from Carpenter to Bainbridge streets in South Philadelphia.

Each are charged with 39 counts of criminal mischief, possessions of instruments of a crime and criminal conspiracy.

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