An intoxicated Wissinoming woman in a stolen SUV tried to run down a police officer on a Kensington sidewalk, prompting the officer to shoot her. But that didn’t stop the motorist’s rampage last Thursday morning, authorities say.
Two unidentified burglars stole a gun and other items from a house in Northwood on Aug. 30, police say.
An unidentified man has broken into at least seven Northeast properties, including two churches and several restaurants, since Aug. 14, police say.
The leader of Congregation Beth Solomon is praying for the safe return of a memorial menorah that was stolen from the front lawn of the Somerton synagogue last month.
A man used a lighter and a bottle of fuel to rob a smoke shop in Mayfair Shopping Center on Aug. 30, police say.
Authorities have questioned a motorist in connection with Friday’s fatal hit and run of a bicyclist in Wissinoming, but formal charges were pending in the case yesterday.
There’s not much unusual about some beer drinking and a walk down memory lane to celebrate the 20th anniversary of anything.
Police are searching for three teenagers who were involved in the unprovoked fatal beating of a man outside a Crescentville beer distributorship late Friday afternoon. CBS Philly broadcast surveillance video of the assault, which occurred shortly before 6 p.m. at Adams Beer Distributor on the 700 block of Adams Ave. The footage shows the three young men approaching the victim, who was standing next to an exterior wall of the business. It’s unknown if words were exchanged, but one of the suspects suddenly lunged toward the victim and punched him in the face.
A convenience store clerk and patron both found themselves on the wrong end of a gun as three unknown bandits held up a 7-Eleven in Holme Circle early this month.
A man with a threatening demand note robbed a bank in Upper Holmesburg last Thursday before fleeing, but surveillance cameras photographed him in the act. At about 11 a.m., the bandit entered the Republic Bank at 8764 Frankford Ave. and showed a demand note to a teller, police said. The teller surrendered an undisclosed amount of cash.