The first occurred in Rhawnhurst around 7 p.m. when a tree fell onto a car as its driver was waiting to make a turn. Hugh Rawlins escaped through the back window of his truck when it fell on the vehicle as he waited to make a turn at Solly and Castor avenues. continue reading »
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A pedestrian was killed this morning after being struck on Roosevelt Boulevard near Welsh Road. Police closed the inner northbound lanes to traffic while the scene was cleared. continue reading »
The officer was chasing the robbery suspect around 3:30 in the afternoon when she reportedly lost control of her cruiser and hit a parked car and a fence near Robbins and Eastwood streets. She was treated at Aria Health-Frankford.
Police are investigating the cause of an accident that left a pregnant woman and her unborn child dead.
Friday — The man police believe is responsible for several 7-Eleven robberies since Sept. 2009 made an appearance Friday at a Tacony 7-Eleven. But instead of robbing it again, he offered the clerk a wad of cash and apologized for taking the money in the past. The suspect (between 21 and 25 with short dark hair and a medium build), fled after the clerk told him to leave and pushed the police button. The suspect appeared to have track marks on his arm. continue reading »
We received a notice a short time ago from ReadyNotifyPA about an accident on the 4400-block of Tolbut Street in Upper Holmesburg.
A 6-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle and sustained head injuries. He was rushed to Aria Health Torresdale, where he’s in critical condition. The driver stayed on the scene.
Friday – A fight outside Lincoln High School Friday afternoon left two police officers with minor injuries. The officers were trying to stop an argument between a group of teenage girls outside the school around 3:15 p.m, when they requested backup due to the large crowd.
The officers were treated at the hospital for minor injuries, and more than five students were arrested. There’s no word yet on what led to the fight. continue reading »
Saturday — A Castor Gardens family escaped uninjured from a home invasion Saturday morning. Three men entered a home on the 1200-block of Fanshawe Street, where the suspects tied the family up and demanded money.
It’s unclear how much money the men got, if any, but they did leave with the family’s Honda Civic. There’s been no word of an arrest. continue reading »