Thief uses umbrella to rob Rite Aid in North Philadelphia
NORTH PHILADELPHIA - August 7, 2013 (WPVI) -- Police say a thief used an umbrella to rob a Rite Aid store in North Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.
The incident happened around 1:00 a.m. at Broad Street and Susquehanna Avenue.
The thief told the store clerk that he had a shotgun that was actually an umbrella, police say.
He fled the store and no one was hurt.
Officers recovered the umbrella in a nearby Dumpster and $80 and some change were also found.
Police are going over the store surveillance and the suspect remains on the loose.
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