That remote-control key fob you use to lock and unlock your car isn’t the only one like it in the world, according to the American Automobile Association.
Anna’s car was burglarized. So was Sarah’s, and so was Chris’s. But the thieves didn’t use what cops call “the North Philly key,” i.e., a rock, to get into their vehicles.
A Mayfair resident’s surveillance cameras recorded two men as they allegedly cased his home on the afternoon of Aug. 4, then tried to break into the victim’s garage early the following morning. Police are trying to identify the would-be burglars depicted in the videos.
Police have released surveillance video of a gunpoint robbery that occurred on a Frankford street on July 14.
A surveillance camera filmed a pair of thieves stealing a motorized bicycle from behind a house in Castor Gardens on June 30. Police are trying to identify the culprits.
Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.
Surveillance video and public tips have helped police identify and capture two alleged serial armed robbers.
Surveillance cameras in a Lawncrest convenience store filmed an armed robbery there on May 26. Police hope that the video will generate leads to the identity of the bandit.
The Philadelphia Police Explorer Cadet Program meets every Saturday at the Philadelphia Police Academy, at 8501 State Road.