A Philadelphia police sergeant was hospitalized after helping to capture two men who allegedly posed as police officers while robbing a Northeast woman in her home.
Police have arrested a would-be scam artist who they allege left numerous written threats on women’s vehicles outside of department stores in the Northeast and South Philadelphia.
Unhappy with the violence in Northern Liberties, business owners and residents are trying to install security cameras to help keep a watchful eye on the area.
Quasheam Richburg, who was twice arrested for violent criminal behavior and illegal possession of a weapon — and twice let free when witnesses failed to appear in court — is now sought in connection with the early morning robbery and murder of a 50-year-old clerk at Trax Foods store in Kensington South.
Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a 17-year-old boy who drowned in the Delaware River one day earlier after he had jumped in to save a friend from drowning.
Officers from the 7th Police District captured the suspected armed robber of a Rhawnhurst convenience store early Monday after the bandit hid unsuccessfully inside his would-be getaway vehicle.