Phila. Police on Alert After Cyber-Driven Mob Attacks
by KYW's Pat Loeb
Philadelphia police are dealing with a new challenge: teenagers using social media to gather in large groups and commit crimes.
Call it "wilding" for the information age. On Saturday night, as many as 1,000 teenagers gathered at Broad and South Streets, drawn by social networking web sites and texting, and went on a rampage.
Philadelphia police lieutenant Frank Vanore says they surrounded cars and robbed the occupants, stole and crashed a taxi (above), and looted a mini-mart at a Sunoco gas station:
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