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Crook complains about coffee, robs Wawa

Maybe he was expecting a free cup of coffee. But when a Mayfair Wawa patron didn’t get one, he grabbed the store’s cash instead.


Teen escapes Frankford abduction attempt

A 14-year-old schoolgirl escaped a would-be abductor after a struggle on a Frankford street last Friday.


Olney man fatally shot in head

A gunshot wound of the head claimed the life of an Olney man inside a Frankford house early Saturday, but police have little information about who pulled the trigger and why.


Gunman robs NE pharmacy

A gunman held up a Rhawnhurst pharmacy right under the noses of unsuspecting patrons one recent afternoon.


One dead, another hurt in Bustleton crash

A motorist traveling at high speed triggered a chain reaction crash that claimed the life of one man and damaged a Bustleton bank early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.


DNA evidence linked to Pennypack rapist

Based on newly discovered DNA evidence, Philadelphia detectives believe they have identified and located a serial rapist responsible for assaulting three Tacony women in Pennypack Park between 2010 and 2012.


Pizzeria burglars sought

Police seek two men who broke into a Castor Gardens pizzeria and stole a cash register on March 13.


SVU seeks suspects in two NE incidents

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit on Friday released details about two ongoing investigations in the Northeast.


Man attacked, robbed on Frankford street

A quick walk to a local convenience store turned into a violent and costly one for a Frankford man on Feb. 19 when an unknown thug stole his money and cell phone.


Police announce arrest of Burholme Wawa robbery suspect

Update: Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of Christopher Moore, 43, in connection with the following robbery. After releasing video of the crime to the public, police received several civilian tips about the identity of the alleged robber. Officers arrested Moore on Tuesday at his home on the 1600 block of Van Kirk St.