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Robbers grab $10K from Target

Three robbers made off with about $10,000, maybe more, from a Somerton Target store after ambushing employees inside the business minutes after closing time on Saturday night.


Bandit sought in Mayfair Wawa holdup

A masked man claimed he had a gun and robbed a Mayfair Wawa on April 15.


Woman sexually assaulted for hours in St. Ives Apartments

Philadelphia police are still seeking information about two unidentified gunmen who invaded a Northeast Philadelphia woman’s apartment and assaulted her sexually for more than three hours on April 14.


Shootout wounds one in Frankford

A Frankford street turned into the OK Corral on Friday night as an argument sparked a shootout that left one man wounded critically and left dozens of empty shell casings strewn across the pavement.


Three arrested in Morrell Park heroin bust

Mary Elizabeth Heft doesn’t live like a stereotypical drug dealer.


Two men found bound, shot in Crescentville

One man was murdered and another critically wounded in an abduction-related shooting along a wooded Crescentville street on Thursday afternoon.


Crime log: April 16, 2014

March 10 through 23


Suspect sought in robbery attempts

A bungling bandit went 0-for-2 in robbery attempts at a pair of Northeast businesses last week as store employees essentially told him to get lost. But the same man made off with a bag of cash from a third heist on Sunday.


Holmesburg man to stand trial for murder

A Holmesburg man has been ordered to stand trial for the Feb. 2 murder of Torresdale resident Rasheed Shannon. 


Man tries to crack ATM, flees empty-handed

A burglar broke through a fence, a wall and a window, but he couldn’t crack open an ATM machine in the office of a Wissinoming auto repair shop on April 6, so he fled with nothing.