Septa Violence

Damon Oliver. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Philadelphia Man Sentenced For Punching Schoolgirl on SEPTA Trolley

Damon Oliver, 40, was sentenced as part of a plea deal to 9½-23 months in prison.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

(Shay Wharton, after she was attacked by a stranger on a Route 15 Septa trolley.  Family photo)

Man Sought After Schoolgirl Attacked While Riding SEPTA Trolley in North Philadelphia

Eyewitnesses say Shay Wharton was repeatedly punched in the face after her backpack accidentally bumped a man on the crowded Route 15 trolley.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

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2 Cousins Sentenced For Spraying Septa Bus With Gunfire Last August

Two young men have pleaded guilty to shooting up a Septa bus in North Philadelphia last year, an outrageously reckless and dangerous crime caught on tape.

05/11/2012