NEast Links: bank robbery, murders and more

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The Rising Sun Avenue Bank Robber has struck again, this time at Citizens Bank Branch at 7248 Rising Sun Ave. at about 2:50 p.m. Monday afternoon. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department.

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An unidentified man was shot eight times and cut with a razor on Wednesday. Police have not located a shooting scene and do not have a motive. An unidentified person believed to be a Good Samaritan dropped the victim off at Jeanes Hospital around 11 p.m.

A woman in her 40s was found slain inside a home in Somerton in the 10800-block of Gifford Street yesterday. Her husband has been question, but no word yet on whether an arrest has been made.

A bus driver left a 6-year-old girl alone at a bus stop in Frankford yesterday. The girl was supposed to meet her grandmother, but had been dropped off late at the stop, and was left to search for help at the corner of Pratt and Horrocks streets. She was aided by a 12-year-old, who sensed something was wrong, and eventually reunited with her mother and grandmother.

Northeast native Patricia Freeman O’Neill was inducted into the University of Delaware’s Hall of Fame last Friday for her record-setting achievements in the sport of softball. Freeman O’Neill attended Northeast High School and is a 1985 graduate of the university.

The Protestant Episcopal Church of the Resurrection of Mayfair will celebrate the final divine service in its 81-year history on Nov. 22 before merging with Emmanuel Church of Holmesburg.

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