The man jumped from a boat on the Delaware River, friends say, and disappeared below the surface.
Police are looking for vandals who slashed the tires of 13 vehicles in Oxford Circle.
The thief committed his first robbery two years ago. He has been an elusive fellow ever since.
The two teens, one allegedly armed with a shotgun, fled to their Frankford home and refused to surrender. Officers eventually took them into custody.
Investigators believe that he may be linked to a similar sexual assault last month.
Police say he was critically wounded after an argument with the shooter, who remains at large.
Initiative would register surveillance cameras so police could search for criminals faster.
Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a masked gunman who robbed the Rite Aid pharmacy on the 6400 block of Oxford Ave. on Aug. 3.
Curtis Hairston made thousands of dollars by burglarizing more than a dozen businesses in the Northeast and North Philadelphia in June, authorities say. The long arm of the law finally caught up with him on Friday.