Top Crime Alerts for September 20, 2023

Title: Philadelphia Man Arrested After Violent Robbery at Local Convenience Store

Summary: A Philadelphia man was recently apprehended by law enforcement officers following a violent robbery that took place at a convenience store located in [specific neighborhood], Philadelphia, PA.

According to police reports, the incident occurred when the suspect entered the store, brandishing a firearm and demanding money from the cash register. As the store clerk attempted to comply with the assailant’s demands, the situation escalated into a physical altercation.

During the struggle, the suspect allegedly assaulted the store clerk, causing injuries that required medical attention. Despite the victim’s resistance, the perpetrator managed to abscond with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.

Detectives from the Philadelphia Police Department launched an extensive investigation, gathering surveillance footage and eyewitness accounts to identify the suspect. Through their diligent efforts, authorities were able to identify the alleged perpetrator, leading to his subsequent arrest.

The apprehended suspect, a [age]-year-old Philadelphia resident, is facing multiple charges, including armed robbery, assault, and possession of an illegal firearm. Due to the severity of the crimes committed, he is being held at [specific Philadelphia detention facility] awaiting trial.

Local authorities praised the collaborative efforts of the community and law enforcement that led to the swift apprehension of the suspect. They also reminded citizens to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to ensure the safety and well-being of the community.

This incident highlights the ongoing challenges law enforcement agencies face in combating crime in Philadelphia, emphasizing the need for continued efforts to maintain public safety and protect residents and local businesses from such criminal acts.

September 20, 2023: DIYChemicals: Potassium Hydroxide/KOH Flakes and Sodium Hydroxide

This recall involves Chemboys LLC’s DIYChemicals potassium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide products. These products are commonly used for soapmaking and cleaning. The sodium hydroxide, also called lye or caustic soda, and the potassium hydroxide products were sold in a heat-sealed or resealable bag available from 200 gram to 10-pound sizes. “DIYChemicals” is printed on the front of the product packaging.

CDC: Egg-Based Flu Vaccines for the U.S. in 2023-2024


Updates to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Flu Vaccine Recommendations for the 2023-2024 season A couple of things are different for the 2023-2024 influenza (flu) season: Projected U.S. Flu Vaccine Supply for the 2023-2024 Season Source: