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Lawndale nightclub worker shot

Northeast Detectives are looking for two men they believe were involved in a June 20 shooting in Lawndale.


Crime log: July 2, 2014

June 2 through 15


Two men rob Northwood store, assault worker

Police are looking for two men who robbed a Northwood store and assaulted an employee on June 25. 


Armed man robs Lawncrest store

A hooded and masked man with a gun held up a Lawncrest convenience store on June 24.


Police arrest second suspect in gun range robbery

Police last week arrested a second person in a mid-June robbery and shooting in Bustleton. Detectives believe Jeffery Chandler, 29, is one of two people involved in an incident outside the Delaware Valley Sports Center gun shop and shooting range at 101 Geiger Road as well as a similar robbery on North Percy Street on the previous day. 


Cop arrested for encouraging fights

A city police officer was arrested last week for allegedly encouraging her children to engage in fights in the Northeast.


Alleged bank robber hops a bus after heist

Police caught the alleged culprit in a very low-budget bank robbery last week by stopping his getaway vehicle — a SEPTA bus — and taking him into custody.


NE man, 89, arrested in connection to WWII concentration camps

An 89-year-old Northeast man who had worked in the infamous Auschwitz death camp during World War II was arrested by federal authorities last week on a request for his extradition to Germany.


Cops looking for ShopRite cigarette thief

Police have released surveillance recordings of a man seen in a Frankford Avenue ShopRite who they said stole 20 cartons of cigarettes.


NE men arrested in prostitution stings

Philadelphia police have announced the results of three more prostitution enforcement stings in the city.