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Crime in Frankford

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NE woman robbed, burned

A 45-year-old woman was treated for burns she received when three robbers bound her with duct tape in the basement of her home, at Granite and Jackson streets (Google map), in the Northeast, yesterday, and burned her repeatedly with a heated spoon.

At least one of the robbers had a gun, police said. The thieves stole $200 cash and a laptop computer. The unidentified victim called police and was taken to Frankford Hospital-Frankford where she was treated for burns of the left calf and ankle.

Read the story here.

And from the Daily News:

A domestic argument turned deadly yesterday in Frankford when a man allegedly shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend before turning the gun on himself.

Police said that the 26-year-old woman was in critical condition at Temple University Hospital. The ex-boyfriend, also 26, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cops said the woman was walking from Horrocks Street to Haworth Street Google map), near Oxford Avenue, about 10 a.m., when the man came up behind her and shot her three or four times.

Read the entire story here.