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Armed suspect barricades himself, 3 others inside Philadelphia business

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Police are searching for an armed suspect who barricaded himself inside a Philadelphia business with three other people early Thursday morning.

The incident happened around 1:00 a.m. on the 1000 block of Buttonwood street in the city's Spring Garden section.

Police say SWAT teams burst into the business, but that the armed man fled.

Inside the building were two females and one male who were uninjured.

Police are now questioning them and searching for the suspect.

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