Fugitive's mug released
The FBI yesterday released a photo of Abdul Bilal, 29, who is on the run and facing federal charges for his alleged role in a violent robbery of an East Falls National Penn Bank in 2003.
Bilal is known to frequent Baynton Street near Price Street in Germantown. Tipsters can call 215-418-4000.
Man wanted in sex assault
A 21-year-old woman said she was forced into a car and sexually assaulted on Tulip Street near York in Kensington at midnight Thursday, police said.
The woman described her attacker as a thin Latino man in his 50s with curly gray hair who drove a blue, two-door Mercedes. Tipsters can contact police at 215-685-3251.
Charity run for cops' families
About 400 cops, firefighters and military members will raise money for the families of three slain Philadelphia police officers by taking part in a charity motorcycle run tomorrow.
The riders will leave from the Police Academy in Northeast Philadelphia at 10 a.m. and travel to North Wildwood, N.J. The proceeds will go to the families of Officers Gary Skerski, Chuck Cassidy and Stephen Liczbinski.
Boeing offers $10G reward
The Boeing Co. circulated fliers yesterday at its Ridley Township plant offering $10,000 for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for sabotaging the transmission of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter. The company's reward is in addition to the $5,000 being offered by the Defense Criminal Investigative Service.
Tipsters should call DCIS at 267-228-2782.
New school named after pope
The new Catholic high school being planned for Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County, for which ground was blessed and broken earlier this week, will be named for Pope John Paul II. Construction of the new school, which is to have more than 30 classrooms, five science laboratories, three computer labs and a library/media center, is set to begin next month and has an opening date of September 2010.
Meanwhile, Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, has named Rev. Alan J. Okon as the president of the new Pope John Paul II school. Okon will serve as president of St. Pius X High School in Pottstown, and Kennedy-Kenrick Catholic High School in Norristown. Both are in Montgomery County. *