A Bustleton homeowner’s investment in surveillance cameras may pay off big time as police have recovered extensive video of a recent burglary of the property.
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.
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.
A would-be robber got exactly what he demanded from a Tacony convenience store clerk on Feb. 22, but unfortunately for him, he didn’t get a dime.
Feb. 10 through 23
A masked man with a knife robbed a Parkwood beer distributor last month. Police have released video of the heist in hope of identifying the bandit.
Philadelphia police and the FBI are investigating a pair of unrelated bank robberies in the Northeast recently.
Update: On Feb. 26, police announced the arrest of Dorren Mills in North Philadelphia. He has been charged with three bank robberies including TD Bank at 6635 Frankford Ave. on Feb. 10. He remains a suspect in additional robberies.
A man walked into a Lower Northeast Dunkin’ Donuts last month wearing a white surgical mask, but it wasn’t because he’s a germophobe. He and an accomplice each had guns and robbed the shop.