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Suspects sought in several home invasions

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.


Suspect sought in Castor Gardens mugging

Detectives are trying to identify a gunman who mugged a woman SEPTA patron near a bus stop in Castor Gardens on June 26.


Man gunned down on Frankford street corner

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.


Police arrest armed robber after spree

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.


Crime log: July 9, 2014

June 16 through 29


Thieves try to steal change, cause gas line burst

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.


Woman robbed inside apartment lobby

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.


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. 


Crime log: July 2, 2014

June 2 through 15


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.