A 38-year-old woman was assaulted sexually and robbed in a Somerton alley late Saturday, according to a report by television station 6abc.
Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspected child predator who has accosted at least four children since Nov. 5 in separate incidents near Harding Junior High School.
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:
Election of officers and discussion of a planned 44-unit senior apartment complex will highlight the agenda of the next Holme Circle Civic Association meeting on Nov. 28.
— With penalties about to hit the newest red-light runners where it really hurts, revenue and safety at busy intersections are in the limelight.
— A suspect in a major pharmacy robbery spree was arrested in September after he attempted to purchase a handgun illegally at a gun shop in the city. A judge unwittingly set him free.
At the urging of a federal bankruptcy judge, Hostess Brands and its striking workers agreed Monday to enter private mediation in a last-ditch effort to prevent the company’s liquidation and save thousands of jobs, including about 300 at the company’s Northeast Philadelphia plant.
Hostess Brands asked a federal bankruptcy court for permission to close all its businesses nationwide, a move that would affect 18,500 employees. The company cited an ongoing labor dispute as the reason for its action.
Philadelphia police are trying to identify a robber who stole $280 cash from a Far Northeast 7-Eleven at gunpoint on Nov. 1.
Philadelphia police say they may have captured the gunmen responsible for more than a dozen robberies of area pharmacies since last December.