Philadelphia suspects bust down grocery store door with ax, hold worker at gunpoint during theft: video
Two suspects are needed in Philadelphia after breaking into a neighborhood grocery store with an ax and holding an worker at gunpoint during a robbery final week.
Police shared surveillance footage of the armed theft that unfolded at 2:25 a.m. Wednesday at the store on the 8200 block of West Venango Street in North Philadelphia.
One suspect could be seen pounding the store’s safety door with an ax because the second suspect factors a black firearm at an worker standing inside, in line with the video.
After the suspects breach the door and enter the store, police mentioned the second suspect continues to level the gun at the worker and calls for cash.
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Footage reveals the primary suspect taking $750 from the register and stuffing it right into a bag, authorities mentioned. The suspects additionally stole two cartons of cigarettes.
Both suspects then fled the store and have been final seen on foot heading south on Ninth Street.
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No injuries have been reported during the incident.
Authorities requested anybody with details about the matter or the suspects to contact the Philadelphia Police Department’s East Detective Division.