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Police investigating fatal hit-and-run in Rhawnhurst

Investigators are looking for two cars involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man Saturday night in Rhawnhurst. The victim, whom police did not identify, was struck by two vehicles around 11:30 p.m. at...

Man dies after stabbing woman in Wissinoming

A 43-year-old woman was reportedly stabbed 16 times in Wissinoming by a man who was under the influence of drugs and later died. The stabbing occurred around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on the 5700 block of...

Man charged with murder after body found in Wissinoming

A 34-year-old man was charged with murder and related offenses after authorities reportedly found a body wrapped in carpet inside a Wissinoming home. The gruesome discovery was made Saturday afternoon by a landlord who was...

Wissinoming man charged with assaulting girl on her way to school

A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged with indecent assault after he allegedly groped a 12-year-old girl who was walking to school Nov. 28 in Tacony. Police said Joshua Perierra-Lopez, of the 4500 block of...

Crime log: Nov. 28, 2018

Nov. 12 through 25 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address. 2nd...

Police investigating jewelry theft at Philadelphia Mills

Three suspects reportedly stole $30,000 worth of jewelry Wednesday night from a kiosk at Philadelphia Mills Mall. The theft occurred just after 7:45 p.m. Three black men moved the glass counter from the top of...

Animal rescue group reports theft at Far Northeast fire station

An animal welfare organization is asking for the public’s help in locating equipment stolen earlier this month outside the fire station at Comly and Academy roads in the Far Northeast. Jennifer Leary, founder of the...

Police investigating Crescentville robbery

Police are looking for a man who allegedly threatened an employee during a robbery Nov. 1 at a store in Crescentville. Authorities said the suspect, a black man, entered the Jomar store at 5300...

Police search for gunman in Wissinoming shooting

A 22-year-old man was shot once in the right cheek Nov. 14, on the 4300 block of Comly Street in Wissinoming, according to police. Officers responded to the incident around 8:15 p.m., and the man...

Police investigating Tacony abduction, robbery

Police are searching for a group of suspects who abducted and robbed a man at gunpoint in September outside his home in Tacony. The 21-year-old victim was ambushed as he was entering his vehicle...
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