Philadelphia police last week announced the recent arrest of an armed robber who allegedly spent more than three months terrorizing businesses in the northern and northeastern areas of the city.
June 16 through 29
Police are looking for a man and two women who pushed their way into a disabled veteran’s Lawndale home and stole $100 from him on Sunday.
Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.
Detectives are trying to identify a gunman who mugged a woman SEPTA patron near a bus stop in Castor Gardens on June 26.
A hail of gunshots claimed the life of a 25-year-old man on a busy Frankford street corner on Sunday night. Early this week, police still had few details to release about the slaying.
A city police officer was arrested last week for allegedly encouraging her children to engage in fights in the Northeast.
A man demanding money terrorized a 45-year-old Oxford Circle woman on June 22, forcing her to call a friend to bring him cash to buy her freedom.
Police are looking for two men who robbed a Northwood store and assaulted an employee on June 25.
A hooded and masked man with a gun held up a Lawncrest convenience store on June 24.