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Parkwood 7-Eleven robber has facial scar

A man with a distinctive scar on his face and an unusual sense of style robbed a Parkwood convenience store on Jan. 14, according to Philadelphia police.


NE man overdoses in police custody

A Northeast man suspected of intoxicated driving died of an accidental drug overdose while in Philadelphia police custody on Jan. 30.


Gunmen steal cash from Tacony home

Two armed robbers forced their way into a Tacony man’s home and stole $3,500 cash from him early Sunday, police say.


Crime log: February 11, 2015

Jan. 12 through 25


Bandit swipes $12K diamond ring from Zales

A jewelry thief ripped off a $12,000 diamond engagement ring from a shop in Philadelphia Mills mall last Friday. According to Philadelphia police, all he had to do was ask for it.


Suspect sought in Pretzel Factory robbery

Two teenage employees of a Mayfair soft pretzel shop came face-to-face with a gun-toting robber last Thursday. Police hope that surveillance video will help them identify the unknown bandit.


Reward offered in fatal hit and run

More than a month after a hit and run crash claimed a 33-year-old woman’s life on the 8100 block of State Road, authorities hope that new evidence and a $4,500 reward will help them solve the case.


Police search for missing Wissinoming woman

A senior woman from Wissinoming is missing and may be endangered, so police are seeking the public’s help in finding her.


One dead in alleged DUI crash in Holmesburg

Philadelphia police have arrested a Levittown man whose alleged drunk-driving caused a fatal crash in Holmesburg on Jan. 21.


NE woman pleads guilty in student sex case

A Northeast woman has admitted that she had sex with an underage student when she was a music teacher at Lenape Middle School in Bucks County in 2012.