With the help of surveillance video and public tips, police have made arrests in connection with two February robberies of Northeast convenience stores.
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit on Friday released details about two ongoing investigations in the Northeast.
An unknown burglar stole some dough from a Mayfair pizza place on March 11.
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 in two counties have arrested a couple of alleged jewelry thieves from the Northeast who may be responsible for stealing merchandise worth more than $100,000 from suburban department stores. Meanwhile, a third alleged conspirator remains on the loose.
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.
The Ramada Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard is home to one of the city’s top-rated comedy clubs, but when the police department’s City Wide Vice Unit shows up at the hotel, it’s no laughing matter.
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.
A 12-year-old Frankford girl escaped what may have been an abduction attempt near a neighborhood El station on March 4.
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.