Special Victims Unit
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit is investigating a sexual assault that occurred Wednesday morning in the city’s Elmwood section.
Police officers stopped a man in the area and took him to the Special Victims Unit for questioning.
Investigators say the victim spotted a man in her apartment about 4am, holding a meat cleaver that he had taken from her kitchen.
Philadelphia Police are looking to identify a male accused of fondling himself outside of a Recreational Center occupied by several juveniles.
Police have released surveillance video of the suspect wanted in the alleged sexual assault and robbery of woman inside her Rittenhouse Square apartment.
Philadelphia police say a 26-year-old woman was raped at her Rittenhouse Square-area apartment early Saturday morning by a man who followed her home and then forced his way inside.
Capt. John Darby, of the police department’s special victims’ unit, isn’t even positive it’s the same guy in all three assaults. But, he says, police are desperate solve this puzzle.
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Philadelphia police are investigating a reported sexual assault in the city’s Mantua section.
Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit is investigating two alleged sexual assaults in the area of the ‘Made In America’ music festival.
The new facility in Hunting Park combines agencies that deal with the aftermath of sex crimes.
Authorities are investigating the death of a four-year-old girl in Philadelphia on Tuesday.