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Police: Attempted Robbery Victim Fatally Shoots Alleged Suspect In Upper Darby; Investigation Continues

Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood says in 50 years policing he’s only seen victims turn the tables on their attackers about a half dozen times. But Wednesday that’s exactly what happened in Cobbs Creek Park.

02/05/2015

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Police: Attempted Robbery Victim Shoots, Kills Alleged Suspect In Upper Darby

Police say the man was walking through Cobbs Creek Park around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday when two men attempted to rob him.

02/04/2015

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Police: Man Armed With Broom Handle Tried To Rob Delaware Sports Bar

Authorities in Delaware are looking for the man they say attempted to rob a sports bar in Newark armed with a broom handle.

12/27/2014

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Police Arrest Suspect Believed Responsible For Robbery Spree In Del.

Police in Delaware have arrested a suspect believed responsible for robbing or attempting to rob at least eight businesses in New Castle County.

11/21/2014

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Police: Temple Student Shot During Attempted Robbery

It happened around 1 a.m. Saturday outside an off-campus residence along the 1500 block of North 17th Street in North Philadelphia.

11/08/2014

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Legislator Exchanges Gunfire With Would-be Robber In Harrisburg

Rep. Marty Flynn and another lawmaker were walking to their residence after a late dinner with other legislators when two males accosted them and demanded their wallets just before 11 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

10/15/2014

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Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Wanted For Assault In Wissahickon Park

Police say the suspect pushed a 51-year-old woman to the ground in an attempt to rob and rape her. The woman was able to break free and call police.

10/02/2014

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Police: Robbery Suspect Shot By Customer At Chinese Restaurant In North Philadelphia

Police say a man was critically wounded after he was shot by a customer he was allegedly trying to rob at gunpoint at a take-out restaurant in North Philadelphia.

09/07/2014

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Police Investigate Sexual Assault In Caln Township

A Chester County community is on alert after police say a 16-year-old was sexually assaulted near a school.

08/28/2014

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Burlington County Police Searching For 2 Suspects After Shots Fired During Attempted Robbery

Police in Burlington county are searching for two suspects after shots were fired during an attempted robbery at a liquor store.

08/19/2014

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Caught On Camera: Woman Attacked Just Outside Her Own Door In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police released surveillance video today.

08/05/2014

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Two 13-Year-Olds Charged With Attempting To Rob 11-Year-Old In Delaware

At about 6:45 p.m. Monday, police were called to the unit block of Kelston Drive in Newark, Delaware for an assault of an 11-year-old.

06/10/2014

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11-Year-Old Targeted In West Kensington Attempted Armed Robbery

What’s more, the two suspects are also believed to be teenagers — one may be as young as 13.

03/20/2014

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West Oak Lane Store Owner Turns The Tables On Masked Gunman

He’s sharing how he chased off a masked gunman trying to rob his store.

03/05/2014

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Delaware County’s Masked Suspect Arrested For Robbery, 2 Attempted Robberies

In each of the incidents, suspect Blair Thomas, Jr. is described as wearing a rubber type mask to hide his appearance.

02/27/2014

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