[UPDATE] Philly cop’s SUV stolen, contained gun, badge

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Philadelphia police were searching for a silver Ford Escape that contained a police officer’s gun and badge when it was stolen Wednesday.
Credit: Rikard Larma, Metro

UPDATE: Philadelphia police have recovered the police officer’s SUV, CBS Philly reports.

Police found the silver Ford Escape on the 2100 block of Medary Avenue, in Germantown, after a caller to 911 reported someone crashed it there Thursday morning.

The police officer’s gun, badge and uniform were still in the SUV, according to the report.

 

Metro’s original story is below.

A Philadelphia police officer’s gun and badge were in his sport-utilty vehicle when it was stolen in Northeast Philadelphia late Wednesday night.

The SUV had not been recovered as of 7 a.m. Thursday, NBC10 reports. The vehicle is described as a silver Ford Escape.

The SUV was stolen off the 900 block of Lakeshore Avenue about 10:30 p.m.

In addition to the badge and duty weapon, the SUV contained the officer’s uniform.


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