Crescentville often gets overlooked as a neighborhood. In fact, it’s often lumped together with nearby Lawndale and called “Lawncrest” in news media reports. But Crescentville is becoming very well-known among folks who monitor the city’s murder and gun violence problems.
A man with a knife jumped an 18-year-old girl on a Mayfair Street last week and unbuttoned her pants before she fought him off and he fled, according to police, who are trying to identify the attacker.
Police have release surveillance video of two recent strong-arm robberies in the Northeast.
The former Northeast Community Center is already home to a religious group and could get a childcare facility, too.
An update on the NoLibs murder investigation, details on a grant awarded to a local school, and other news in brief.
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:
After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.
A serial SEPTA cell phone thief has been captured in Frankford, police say.
An unknown gunman held up the same Far Northeast gas station twice in less than a week.
Philadelphia police have released few details about the double murder of a woman and her adult son inside their Crescentville rowhome on Sunday.