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Burglars hid out in Rhawnhurst Target, police say

Police are looking for a man and a woman who twice hid out in a Rhawnhurst Target until it closed and ransacked the store’s electronics department. Both times, the pair entered the store at 7400...

Man killed in Holmesburg shooting

A 36-year-old man was fatally shot early Friday morning outside his house on the 4700 block of Hartel Avenue in Holmesburg, authorities said. Officers responded to the scene around 12:30 a.m. and found Aaron Riley...

Video: Man robs Mayfair Acme at gunpoint

A man of about 40 years of age showed a female employee a gun and demanded money.

ATM skimming device found on Rhawnhurst ATM

Police are looking for two men, pictured above, who attached a skimming device and camera to the ATM located at the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union at 8025 Roosevelt Blvd. on June 27. The men attached...

Ace Public Adjusters owner, 2 employees charged with insurance fraud

District Attorney Larry Krasner on Wednesday announced charges against the owner and two employees of Ace Public Adjusters, 7930 Frankford Ave., for allegedly defrauding two dozen people out of about $300,000. Those charged were owner...

Crime Log: June 24 – July 7

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 District There were...

Man shot inside Frankford tattoo parlor

A 32-year-old man was shot Friday night inside of an East Frankford tattoo parlor, according to police. Authorities said the shooting occurred around 7:45 p.m. inside the shop on the 2100 block of Orthodox Street...

Crime Log: June 10 – 23

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.

Roosevelt Boulevard hit-and-run leaves woman in critical condition

A 74-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing Roosevelt Boulevard near Cottman Avenue, authorities said. Police said the crash occurred around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 26,...

Police investigating violent Whitaker Avenue armed robbery

Police are looking for a man who was involved in a violent armed robbery Saturday, June 22, in the Lower Northeast. The suspect entered Elsy’s Market, 5144 Whitaker Ave., just before 8 p.m. and walked...
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