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Man attacks woman on Tacony street

A woman’s screams scared off a would-be rapist on a Tacony Street last Wednesday evening, according to Philadelphia police.


Three pickpocket elderly woman

A band of pickpockets victimized a 76-year-old woman in a Northeast Burger King on June 20, Philadelphia police say.


Infant left in car at Franklin Mills Walmart

A 6-week-old boy was left alone inside a locked car in the parking lot of a Northeast Walmart on July 21, although authorities have not announced criminal charges against the infant’s mother.


GPS in phones lead to thieves

Ain’t technology wonderful?


Man shot in Frankford

A man was shot in the face early Saturday morning in Frankford.


Teacher to stand trial for sex with student

A former teacher at a Mayfair public grade school has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly engaging her 14-year-old student in numerous sexual encounters last March and April.


Crime log: July 30, 2014

June 30 through July 11


Armed man steals cigarettes from Wawa

An unknown gunman slipped into a Bustleton Wawa and quietly robbed the business last Wednesday afternoon, making off with two cartons of cigarettes, Philadelphia police say.


Brothers get up to 41 years for NE shooting

If you’re going to shoot a guy, don’t leave your phone anywhere near his body.


Police dispatcher pleads guilty in bribery case

A Philadelphia police radio dispatcher is facing up to 35 years in federal prison after pleading guilty on Monday to bribery, fraud and conspiracy for selling classified traffic accident information to a Frankford tow service.