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Crime log (July 17, 2013)

June 17 through 30


Owner contacts police after finding stolen bike on Craigslist

A social media-savvy stolen bicycle victim recovered her ride last week with the help of Philadelphia police, who are publicizing the pinch in hope of throttling a persistent summertime crime trend.


Robber attacks woman at Northeast ATM

Police on Friday released video of a robber attacking a woman at a Northeast automated teller machine and asked for the public’s help in identifying the thug.


Trial set in NE High sex assault case

A former Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student has been scheduled for a trial by jury starting on Dec. 16.


Dad accused of leaving son in hot car at Parx

Bensalem police arrested a Northeast man who allegedly left his 18-month-old son unattended in a hot car parked outside Parx Casino on July 6.


Serial Northeast bank robber strikes in Rockledge

A serial bank robber struck for the sixth time in two months when he targeted a Wells Fargo branch in Rockledge last Wednesday, according to the FBI.


DUI arrest in Oxford Circle crash

A Lower Northeast woman was arrested on DUI charges after two children and two adults were injured in a Saturday night auto accident in Oxford Circle.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Sentencing in ’06 fatal robbery sparks courtroom clash

On a day when three members of a murderous Frankford street gang known as the “Parkside Pushers” finally met justice, a violent post-sentence outburst by one of the defendant’s relatives might’ve earned him a new nickname — the Parkside Puncher.


Judge allows bail for faith-healing mom

Pastors testify they did not tell the Schaibles to forego medical care for ailing son.