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KFC workers dodge armed robber

An armed robber burst into a Northeast Philadelphia KFC last month hoping for a big score, but he forgot to account for one particular detail — the back door.


Bustleton man nabbed for sharing child porn

A Bustleton resident was among four city men arrested last week by agents from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office for sharing child pornography on the Internet.


Crime log: December 18, 2013

Nov. 18 through Dec. 1


Youth football coach faces additional charges

The District Attorney’s office filed new child sex abuse charges on Tuesday against a youth football coach who previously was arrested last month on allegations he raped two boys.


Police seek two robbers in Wissinoming heist

Police are trying to identify two men who were involved in the gunpoint robbery of a convenience store in Wissinoming on Dec. 3.


Police arrest Oxford Circle man for pimping girl, 17, in Northeast motel

Undercover police arrested a 17-year-old girl and her alleged pimp during a prostitution sting at a Northeast Philadelphia motel on Thursday.


Family seeks help in finding missing man

The family of William Schwenger is asking the public for help in finding the missing 61-year-old Delaware County man.


Toddler dies in three-story fall in Frankford

An unsupervised toddler fell to his death from a third-story window in Frankford on Sunday.


Male motorists accost two girls in Northeast

Police are looking for two male motorists who accosted two 15-year-old girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.


Man charged with stealing ambulance

A Massachusetts man is under arrest, charged with stealing an ambulance in Frankford, police said.