The 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade was held Sunday. Local bands, schools, businesses, dance groups, musicians and Mummers participated in the parade, which traveled south on Frankford Avenue.
Apparently, a gunman didn’t want to sully the name of his beloved Frankford when he decided to hold up a Torresdale 7-Eleven on Oct. 20. So he went outside, pulled a red hoodie over his “FKD” shirt and took care of business.
Two opportunistic robbers waited for a Wissinoming convenience store clerk to go outside before snatching a cash register from the business on Oct. 16, police said.
It would’ve been pretty tough to miss the guy who wore a white sweatshirt with a gaudy black design into a Wissinoming grocery store on Oct. 25. Police now hope that someone recognizes him or his distinctive hoodie from surveillance video because the guy ended up robbing the business at gunpoint.
A couple of creative burglars busted open a back door and cut through a wall to break into a Summerdale grocery store on Sept. 13, but they apparently didn’t account for the surveillance cameras inside, according to police.
Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery at a Northwood pizza parlor.
Two masked gunmen robbed a 7-Eleven in Castor Gardens on Aug. 14.
A masked, knife-wielding man robbed an East Torresdale convenience store and made off with up to $400 cash early Sunday, according to 6ABC.
A hooded and masked man with a gun held up a Lawncrest convenience store on June 24.