Police are asking for the public to be on alert in North Philadelphia after an intruder allegedly beat a little girl until she was unconscious. She is hospitalized in stable condition at this time.
Police were called to the scene on West Glenwood Avenue near Dauphin Street around 10 a.m. Friday.
Crews are responding to the scene of a crash involving an ambulance in North Philadelphia.
It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday night at the intersection of 17th street and Susquehanna Ave when a 32-year-old woman was shot in the back while driving her car.
“Based on the crime scene, we know that at least two shots were fired from a semi-automatic weapon,” says Chief Inspector Scott Small.
Investigators describe the victim as 5′-9″, 153 pounds with several tattoos on each bicep. He was wearing a blue Nike T-shirt and gray sweatpants.
The male biker was struck by a female driver as she attempted to change lanes and pass another vehicle.
Police say it happened at about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday at the 2900 block of N. Bailey Street.
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“I asked myself, are you going to fall apart and surrender to the chaos, or are you going to take a stand?” she recalls.
No word on a suspect or motive at this time.
Authorities say the officer spotted the suspect with a object on his waistband with his hand on it.
Authorities say officers responded to a home in the 4900 block of Warnock Street around 7 a.m. Wednesday where they found a 28-year-old woman who had been stabbed to death.
This happened around 9:30 p.m. on the 2600 block of N. 8th Street.
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