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Crime log: August 12, 2015

July 13 through 26

Three dead in violent Northeast car crash

Police suspect last Wednesday’s fatal crash might be related to street racing. 

Photo released in bodega robbery attempt

A gunman tried and failed to rob a bodega in Oxford Circle last Sunday and now his face is all over YouTube.

Mayfair woman reported missing

Police seek the public’s help in finding a 28-year-old Mayfair woman who has been missing from her home for more than two weeks.

Gunman sought for 7-Eleven robbery

Police are hunting for an unknown armed robber who struck at a Lawndale 7-Eleven on July 28.

Bandit steals keys from gym, car from lot

A credulous gym patron had to find an alternate way home from the workout facility several weeks ago after a thief stole the person’s car keys from an unsecured rack near the front desk.

Video released in cell store break-in

Two would-be burglars thought they had the security system sussed when they broke into a Frankford cell phone store on June 17, but there were two surprises waiting for them inside Simple Mobile Solutions at 5216 Torresdale Ave.

Two NE men dead in unrelated shootings

Gunfire claimed the lives of two Northeast men in separate shootings last week.

Two men critical after knife fight in Tacony

A knife fight early Monday outside a Tacony house wasn’t what it initially seemed, but detectives are starting to get a much clearer picture of how two men ended up with critical stab wounds.

Robber sought in several dollar store heists

Someone should tell this guy you’re supposed to spend dollars at the dollar store, not take the dollars.