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Two school cops injured in Cottman Avenue brawl

Authorities have arrested two men and a teenage boy who allegedly took part in an after-school brawl near Northeast High School on May 2 that resulted in injuries to two school police officers.


Search for Mayfair carjacker continues

A thief who carjacked a patron of a Mayfair gas station two months ago remains on the loose, police say.


Police seek Frankford shooter

A shooting on a Frankford street on April 29 left one man wounded and police searching for clues about the unidentified culprit.


Police: No foul play in man’s falling death

Authorities do not believe that foul play was involved in the death of a Holmesburg man who was discovered unconscious in the backyard of his home on May 4.


Laptop, gaming system stolen from home

A burglar made off with a computer and gaming system from a Frankford home earlier this year, but he left behind some sharp surveillance video of the crime.


Crime Log: May 11, 2016

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department. 


Correction

In May 4 print editions, the Northeast Times published an article about a Philadelphia man who was sentenced to prison after his conviction on child pornography charges. 


Bar fight leads to stabbings in Lower Mayfair

A fight at a Lower Mayfair bar led to the stabbing and hospitalization of two men last Friday night.


Suspect sought in 7-eleven robbery

Police are trying to identify a robber who stole about $200 from a 7-eleven in Mayfair last Sunday.


Police: Ex-con started fire that killed family

Abdu Rivera hasn’t exactly been lying low since someone firebombed an Olney rowhouse in November 2003, igniting a blaze that claimed the lives of five family members, including a 3-month-old girl.