Lt. George McClay said, “We had a lot of help from juvenile probation, the school district police and a lot of citizens.”
A 23-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries after he was attacked in Old City early Saturday morning, according to Philadelphia Police.
It is hard to watch a videotape posted on YouTube of 18-year-old Justin Baker of Lumberton being beaten by two men, one police have identified as 19-year-old Joseph Abraham. On the tape, Baker is accused of stealing Abraham’s video games.
A young man strides purposefully into the woods as a cameraman asks what he’s about to do. “About to go beat up this bum,” the man in the video says.
Philadelphia police are looking for several suspects who were caught on tape violently attacking two men inside a Chinese restaurant last month.
Several witnesses have testified they saw defendant Francis Kirchner kick a man who was down, a man who later died from injuries suffered during a vicious beating outside Citizens Bank Park in 2009.
According to Camden officials, the incident began when a Camden man, Houston Calhoun, 27-years-old, entered the 7-Eleven on the Marlton Pike about 2:30 a.m. and started an argument with the clerk working there, 28-year-old Felipe Medina.
A group of state lawmakers and a civic organization in Philadelphia plans to offer a reward today, hoping to spark leads for police investigating the beating of a southwest Philadelphia community activist a week ago.