Five arrested for home invasions, robberies

December 8, 2008 8:58:10 PM PST
Efforts by several law enforcement agencies have led to the arrests of 5 men as suspects in a series of hold-ups and burglaries in Philadelphia.

Police say the 5 suspects are also linked to at least 2 home invasions in Delaware County.

Southwest Detectives, Pennsylvania State Police, FBI and Delaware County authorities investigated.

The attacks seem to target Asian Americans. Two other suspects are in custody with charges pending.

Here is a list of the suspects and the crimes that authorities say they are linked with:

CAHRON HUMPHREY 18/B/M 7500 Wheeler Street ? charged with all 8 listed robberies as well as one robbery in Media and one robbery in Marple Township

SHAWN DAVIS 20/B/M 7900 Cesar Place ? charged with all 8 listed robberies as well as one robbery in Media and one robbery in Marple Township

RICKEY PHILLIPS 18/B/M 2600 S 80th Street ? charged with the robbery at Broad & Ritner as well as the robbery in Media

KHALIL JOHNSON 17/B/M 8015 Pompey Place ? charged with the robbery at 7400 Sanderling Place and 7900 Lindbergh Boulevard.

NURI MURRAY 19/B/M 5600 Windsor Avenue ? charged with the robbery at 7200 Shearwater Place

11-20-08 / 7:20 PM / 7400 Sanderling Place: 32/A/F was approached from behind by 3 unknown B/M's, struck with an unknown object; Taken: cell phone, credit cards, ID, $10 USC

11-20-08 / 8:23 PM / 7000 Sheldrake Place: 67/B/F exited her vehicle and was approached by 3 unknown B/M's (one with a silver handgun), victim did not have any money; Taken: nothing

11-21-08 / 11:15 PM / 7900 Lindbergh Blvd: 3 Asian females were entering an apartment when approached from behind by unknown B/M's, victims were pushed to the ground; Taken: pocketbooks, ID, credit cards, USC, cell phone

11-22-08 / 8:00 PM / 7200 Shearwater Street: 34/A/M & 33/A/F were pulling into their driveway after closing their Nail Salon located at 6000 Woodland Avenue when they were approached by an unknown B/M point of gun; Taken: purse, earrings, USC

11-26-08 / 6:55 PM / 6700 Egrat Street: 25/A/M was attempting to enter her residence when 2 unknown B/M's approached her from behind with one male pointing a gun; Taken: credit cards, ID, I-Pod, wallet, messenger bag, car / house keys, $900 USC(Family owns Nail Salon / 1400 Point Breeze)

11-28-08 / 4:30 PM / 6700 Egrat Street: 25/A/M arrived at his residence observed door kicked in; Taken: 56" TV

11-29-08 / 1:40 PM / 2100 S 64th Street: 52/A/F was outside of her residence when an unknown B/M pointed a silver handgun at her head and snatched her handbag; witness observed a B/M flee the scene in a black tow truck; Taken: purse, cell phone, ID, credit cards, $2000 USC

11-29-08 / 1:10 AM / 1500 Jackson Street: 26/H/M and 23/H/M were entering listed location when they were approached by 2 unknown B/M's who pointed a silver handgun and went through their pockets; Taken: wallets, credit cards, $40 USC

12-03-08 / 9:10 PM / Broad & Ritner Sts: 32/A/F was exiting her vehicle when she was approached by 2 unknown B/M's, one male pulled her handbag and pointed an unknown object that was concealed under his sweatshirt; Taken: purse, ID, credit cards, keys, cell phone, $60 US

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