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3 sought in Philadelphia building supply store robbery

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Robbery of building supply store

Robbery of building supply store

Philadelphia Police are looking for three suspects in the robbery of a building supply store.

The robbery happened at 11:30 a.m. on June 22nd at Kerrs Building Material store at 1528 Washington Avenue.

Police say one of the suspects stood by the office door acting as a lookout while the other two suspects entered the office, armed with a handgun, demanding money.

The pair stole from a cash register then all three fled on South 16th Street.

The suspects are described by police as:

Suspect #1: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 5'7", medium build, 145 lbs, wearing blue shorts, white tank top, black sneakers and armed with a handgun.

Suspect #2: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 5'8", 140 lbs, medium build, black shorts, white tank top, black shoes with an orange towel around his neck.

Suspect #3: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 6'0", 160 lbs, thin build, wearing a gray shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or go to PhillyPolice.com.

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