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Suspect Sought In Northeast Philadelphia Home Invasion

By Steve Beck, Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a suspect in a home invasion in Northeast Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

The incident happened inside an apartment in the 8000 block of Ditman Street in the city’s Holmesburg section.

According to investigators, a suspect armed with a knife broke into the apartment through a front window. Sources say the suspect stole the victim’s ATM card and ran from the apartment.

There were no reports of any injuries.

So far, no arrests have been made. The home invasion remains under investigation.

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  • citizenne

    Again a serious crime in my block in the Holmesburg.section. Last Wednesday morning there was a shooting on the corner of my block. Unofficial talk, says the man was a neighbor in my section of Building. Last night I was already too frightened to get off the bus at Ditman Stop. But Jackson Street has always made me very nervous after dark. It’s barely an alley way. We are blocks from a Prison. There is no Full sized Supermarket within walking distance. Now this morning , I find that there has been a home invasion , with a knife in my Building. I feel so helpless right now.

  • noname


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