Weekend News Briefs: 12/2 – 12/4


Friday — Police have some questions for a man found in Frankford Friday night with firearms and grenades, according to a West Frankford Town Watch alert. Responders arrived on the 1300-block of Harrison Street for a fire alarm call when they found a suspicious man and discovered the weapons. Bomb squad officers determined the grenades are inactive.Sunday — Police are searching for the suspect(s) who set three cars on fire in Wissinoming early Sunday morning. Firefighters had to battle the blaze at cars on the 5700-block of Cottage Street and at Cheltenham and Harbison avenues.

One man died Sunday morning in a car crash on Roosevelt Boulevard near Bridge Street. Around 3 a.m., the man was ejected from the vehicle in the single-car crash in the northbound lanes. The car flipped and hit a tree when the driver lost control.


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