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Police Investigate 2 Attempted Abductions Outside North Philadelphia Elementary School

On Monday, Bethune Elementary School sent out this letter to parents about an incident that took place that took place that morning.


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Suspect Arrested In Juniata Park Attacks

Police and neighbors are expressing relief that the alleged “Juniata Park Rapist” is now behind bars.


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Police: Suspect Wanted In Abduction, Assault Of Teen In Holmesburg

Philadelphia Police are searching for a suspect who they say abducted a 15-year-old girl and slapped her in the face.


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Police: 12-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted On Way To School

Philadelphia police are investigating a reported sexual assault in the city’s Mantua section.


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Police Investigate Two Alleged Rapes Near ‘Made In America’ Concert

Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit is investigating two alleged sexual assaults in the area of the ‘Made In America’ music festival.


Mayor Nutter helps open the new SVU in Philadelphia (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Facility Opens In Philadelphia To Help Sex Crime Victims Cope

The new facility in Hunting Park combines agencies that deal with the aftermath of sex crimes.


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Police Investigate Death Of 4-Year-Old Girl In Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating the death of a four-year-old girl in Philadelphia on Tuesday.


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Former Philadelphia High School Employee Charged With Having Sex With Student

Police say 56-year-old Mark Preston Williams had sex with a 17-year-old student of Northeast Philadelphia High School.



1 Charged In Abduction Of Girl From Philadelphia School

Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against one person they questioned Thursday in connection with the abduction of a 5-year-old girl from her school last month.


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Investigators Raid Cobbs Creek Home In Connection To Elementary School Abduction Case

A Special Victims Unit task force acted on a search warrant early Friday in West Philadelphia as they advanced their hunt for suspects in a recent child abduction.


Police help children into their mother's car after they were found wandering on a street in Philadelphia in the early morning hours of January 30, 2013. (credit: Jericka Duncan)

2 Young Children Found Wandering Alone In South Philadelphia Reunited With Parents

Two young children were in police custody after they were found wandering on a street in South Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.


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Man Sought In Exposing Incidents In South Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who is accused of exposing himself to several women over a 30 minute span.


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Man Arrested For Indecent Exposure At SEPTA Station

Police have arrested the man who had been wanted for a series of indecent exposures at a SEPTA train station in Philadelphia.


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Priest Accused Of Abuse At Philadelphia Church Surrenders To Authorities

A priest accused of sexual abuse at a Philadelphia church has surrendered to authorities.


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Police Seek Suspect in Violent Germantown Break-In

Philadelphia police say the 78-year-old resident was repeatedly assaulted after she awoke to the sight of a strange man in her apartment.