A man demanding money terrorized a 45-year-old Oxford Circle woman on June 22, forcing her to call a friend to bring him cash to buy her freedom.
Police are looking for two men who robbed a Northwood store and assaulted an employee on June 25.
About 40 Frankford and Northwood residents turned out last week to tell their police district commander about crime in their neighborhoods.
Police last week arrested a second person in a mid-June robbery and shooting in Bustleton. Detectives believe Jeffery Chandler, 29, is one of two people involved in an incident outside the Delaware Valley Sports Center gun shop and shooting range at 101 Geiger Road as well as a similar robbery on North Percy Street on the previous day.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members got updates on neighborhood zoning issues and recreation center renovations, heard about utility worker impostors trying to get into homes and learned a once legal left turn off of Grant Avenue is now illegal.
Police are looking for a man who threw bleach into the face of a robbery victim May 15 and also are seeking his alleged accomplice, who was arrested before skipping bail.
Northeast Detectives are looking for two men they believe were involved in a June 20 shooting in Lawndale.
Frankford residents got a potpourri of information about local parks, recycling, a summer food program, politics and new trash collection rules at the June 26 meeting of the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders.
The firehouse at Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street that has been closed for renovations since winter is reopening.
A city police officer was arrested last week for allegedly encouraging her children to engage in fights in the Northeast.