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Video of impaired mother on bus goes viral

Almost 84,000 Facebook users have shared the disturbing video of a little girl and her semiconscious mother riding SEPTA’s Route 66 bus through the Northeast since a user named John Warren posted the four-plus-minute clip on March 6.


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.


NE Dunkin’ Donuts robbed again

A Lower Northeast Dunkin’ Donuts was the scene of a second robbery in less than a month on Feb. 19. Police are still trying to identify the two masked gunmen.


Girl flees abduction attempt in Frankford

A 12-year-old Frankford girl escaped what may have been an abduction attempt near a neighborhood El station on March 4.


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.


Crime log: March 5, 2014

Feb. 10 through 23


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.


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.


Police seek bandit in 7-Eleven heist

Police have recovered a gun, red hoodie and black ski mask, but they’re still looking for the guy who used those items to hold up a 7-Eleven in Tacony on Feb. 18.