The Central Detective Division last week announced it is seeking William Mack as the suspect in four gunpoint robberies of food delivery persons, with two of the incidents occurring in South Philly. They identified the 43-year-old Camden resident after analyzing the details of 12 such crimes since March 21. In each matter, authorities determined that someone would call a restaurant whose delivery person uses an electric bicycle, which, their report notes, tends to retail for nearly $1,200, then rob the worker of the ride, a cell phone and cash by administering threats with a firearm. Officials released dates and locations for...
South Philadelphia cyclists have even more to celebrate. With a grant from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission of $250,000 through the Transportation Alternative Program, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (BCGP) plans to implement sharrows and signage on 13th and 15th streets from South Street to Oregon Avenue.
Unity in the Community, with the help of PhillyRising, kicks off Peace Week with a Charity Softball Game 3-5 p.m. July 27 at Smith Playground, 2100 S. 24th St.; a South Philly Peace/Rally March 6 p.m. July 28 meeting at Stinger Square Park, 32nd and Dickinson streets; a Success Conference 6 p.m. July 29 at at Yesha Fellowship Hall, 2301 Snyder Ave.
Police are looking for a man who stole an officer’s bicycle in Point Breeze.