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Man charged in Burholme robbery

A 50-year-old man turned himself in Friday after police released surveillance video of a robbery earlier in the week at a 7-Eleven in Burholme, Lt. Dennis Rosenbaum of Northeast Detectives said. Christopher Hatzigeorgiou was charged...

Two men critically injured in Frankford shooting

Two men were in critical condition after a shooting early Sunday morning inside a private nightclub in Frankford, police said. Authorities said the shooting took place around 1:20 a.m. on the 1100 block of Adams...

Police investigating gunfire, crash in Far Northeast

Detectives are investigating after shots were fired and a car crashed Sunday night near the Knights and Woodhaven roads in the Far Northeast. Officers responded to the 4000 block of Woodhaven Road around 9:30 p.m....

Two women charged with robbing 85-year-old man

A pair of homeless women were arrested last week after authorities say they robbed an 85-year-old man and threw him to the ground inside a Somerton drugstore. Rachel Engelmann, 25, and Madison Zaccario, 28, were...

Man injured in Oxford Circle shooting

Police said a 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after being grazed by a bullet in Oxford Circle. Officers responded to the 1500 block of McKinley Street around 4:30 a.m....

Rhawnhurst store robbed at gunpoint

Authorities are searching for a masked gunman who robbed a Rhawnhurst business on Friday, March 1. The suspect, a white man, entered Supreme Pizza and Bakery at 7514 Castor Ave. just before 11 p.m. and...

Police investigating after 85-year-old man robbed in Somerton

Police are looking for two people who robbed an 85-year-old man who was using a money transfer machine inside a Somerton drugstore last month. The suspects approached the man around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21,...

Crime Log: Feb. 18 to March 3

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.

Former St. Martin of Tours pastor charged with rape

A former pastor of St. Martin of Tours Church in Oxford Circle was arrested Monday and charged with rape, sexual abuse and corruption of minors, police announced Tuesday. The Rev. Armand Garcia, 49, was removed...

Authorities investigating armed robbery at Lawncrest 7-Eleven

Police are looking for two masked men in connection with an armed robbery last month at a 7-Eleven in Lawncrest. The suspects entered the store at 5800 Rising Sun Ave. just after 11:30 p.m....
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