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Serial robbers strike in Bensalem

A couple of armed robbers who targeted a Somerton gas station mini-mart last month have been growing their territory, suburban police claim. The same two men allegedly knocked off gas stations three times, as well as a convenience store and a smoke shop in Bensalem.


Crime log: March 4, 2015

Feb. 9 through 22


Doctor charged for illegal sale of prescription drugs

A Northeast-based family doctor was charged last week with 23 counts of illegally selling prescription drugs after a federal grand jury indicted him on 26 additional counts of the same offense earlier in February.


Ten airbags stolen from cars in Rhawnhurst

Detectives can probably rule out one suspect in a rash of automobile break-ins on Sunday night in Rhawnhurst. It wasn’t Joe Isuzu.


Homeless man caught attempting to rob CVS

Note to burglars: When an alarm sounds, it’s time to go.


Murder charges stem from NE home invasion

A homeless man is facing a murder charge in connection with a home invasion and fatal shooting in Frankford in January.


NE man charged with murder of social worker

A Philadelphia judge has ordered a Northeast man to stand trial for the premeditated slaying of a social worker to cover up his alleged theft of $40,000 from a human services agency that employed them both.


Woman arrested for fatal DUI crash in 2013

A South Philadelphia woman who allegedly caused a fatal head-on collision on Roosevelt Boulevard after a night of drinking in 2013 was arrested last week on felony charges.


Suspect sought in 7-Eleven robbery

An unidentified man went to a Frankford convenience store on Jan. 28 to make a cash withdrawal, but he didn’t use the ATM. Instead, he took money from the cash register.


Flasher reported near Northeast school

A heavy guy in a blue Toyota picked the wrong time and place to let his pants down, Philadelphia police say.