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Teen catches alleged bank robber in Mayfair

A Mayfair teenager and the Northeast Times teamed up to capture a suspected serial bank robber last week. … OK, maybe not exactly.


Stabbing victim says he doesn’t remember details

Detectives really want to figure out how a 31-year-old man got stabbed near a Holmesburg Wawa on June 24, but it’s kind of hard when the victim doesn’t even know how it happened.


Police seek serial burglar targeting Asian eateries

Crime doesn’t seem to be adding up for the unknown burglar who has been targeting a plethora of Asian eateries in the Lower Northeast recently.


Gunman sought in Wawa robbery

A gunman with a towel draped over his head robbed a Wawa in Oxford Circle on June 23, Philadelphia police say.


Crook uses crowbar to swipe computer

A burglar used a crowbar to steal an Apple computer from a business in the Byberry East Industrial Park on June 11.


Crime log: July 1, 2015

June 1 through 14


Woman attacked with blade at El station

An unknown SEPTA patron with a box cutter attacked and sliced a woman on a platform at the Arrott Transportation Center in Frankford on June 17.


Two Ironworkers sentenced in extortion case

Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 were sentenced last week to federal prison terms for their involvement in racketeering and extortion on behalf of the union.


Suspects sought in unrelated bank robberies

The FBI and Philadelphia police are trying to identify two bank robbers involved in unrelated heists in the Northeast last week.


Police search for clues in two Frankford murder cases

A particularly violent extended weekend in Philadelphia included a pair of fatal shootings in Frankford, both of which remained unsolved as of Tuesday afternoon, according to police.