A group of several unknown teenage men in a silver car committed at least four gunpoint robberies within about two hours in the Northeast on Saturday night, Philadelphia police said. Many of the victims were also teens.
The surveillance video has been circulating for a week, but police are still looking for solid leads in the armed robbery of Moe’s Deli in Mayfair on Jan. 3.
Police in the 7th district warned Somerton residents on Tuesday about a spike in residential burglaries in one section of the community.
A man who left his running car parked outside a Northwood convenience store at 2:30 a.m. with his 6-year-old stepson sleeping in the backseat ran into some unexpected trouble on Tuesday.
A Parkwood man with a rap sheet containing at least three prior arrests in Philadelphia was sentenced last week in Bucks County to serve up to 33 years in state prison for a string of armed robberies in the Northeast and its suburbs.
An unknown armed robber shot a 75-year-old woman in the face as she walked home from a Mayfair supermarket on New Year’s Eve morning, Philadelphia police say.
Police arrested a Bridesburg man last week in connection with the thefts of dozens of propane and acetylene tanks from Northeast businesses, but there is no new information about his alleged co-conspirators.
It’s been more than a year since a South Philadelphia woman was struck and killed by a truck in front of the city’s prison complex in Holmesburg, but the hit-and-run motorist remains unknown to authorities.
Fences, razor wire, heavy lifting and even security cameras don’t seem to deter a squad of thieves who have been stealing dozens of propane and acetylene tanks from Northeast businesses in recent weeks.
Tires on 16 cars were slashed, possibly by a dog-walker, on several Lawncrest streets early on Dec. 22.