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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.


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.


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. 


Man sought for gunpoint sex assault

Philadelphia police have released a mugshot of a fugitive who is wanted for a gunpoint sexual assault in Holmesburg on June 30.


Lawndale nightclub worker shot

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


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.


Car burglars caught on tape

Police have nice clear recordings of two guys they believe broke into a car parked on an Oxford Circle street, and detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the men.


GWHS students arrested in school fight

Three George Washington High students have been arrested on assault charges related to a June 2 fight. School District Police Sgt. Daryl Giles, one of the cops who broke up the brawl, later that day was found unconscious at the school and was taken to Holy Redeemer hospital in Montgomery County, where he was pronounced dead.


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.