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Hamburglars flee empty handed

Two men broke into an Oxford Circle Burger King on Feb. 18 for no apparent reason other than they may have been drunk. Now police are trying to identify the aimless burglars.


Police raid NE massage parlor

Community complaints led to a police raid on a Far Northeast massage parlor that was being operated as a house of prostitution, police said last Thursday.


Bustleton burglar caught on video

A Bustleton homeowner’s investment in surveillance cameras may pay off big time as police have recovered extensive video of a recent burglary of the property.


Suspect sought in home burglary

A burglar’s colorful jacket may provide the key in solving a break-in at a Somerton home last Saturday.


Masked man robs Parkwood beer distributor

A masked man with a knife robbed a Parkwood beer distributor last month. Police have released video of the heist in hope of identifying the bandit.


Crime log: March 5, 2014

Feb. 10 through 23


Suspect sought in botched robbery

A would-be robber got exactly what he demanded from a Tacony convenience store clerk on Feb. 22, but unfortunately for him, he didn’t get a dime.


Police, FBI investigate unrelated Northeast bank robberies

Philadelphia police and the FBI are investigating a pair of unrelated bank robberies in the Northeast recently.


Suspects sought in three Frankford robberies

Robbers targeted three small businesses in Frankford early this month. Now police are trying to identify the thugs.


Suspect ID’d, arrested in Mayfair bank robbery

Update: On Feb. 26, police announced the arrest of Dorren Mills in North Philadelphia. He has been charged with three bank robberies including TD Bank at 6635 Frankford Ave. on Feb. 10. He remains a suspect in additional robberies.