Philadelphia Police Investigating Robbery in Southwest Philly

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police announced the investigation of a commercial robbery that occurred in Southwest Philadelphia on January 24th.

Authorities allege that shortly before 10:30 PM, two men enter United Gas at 6901 Buist Avenue. The armed men force their way behind the register and hold the employee at gunpoint. The offenders take about $1600, tobacco products and the victim’s phone before fleeing the scene on foot.

If you have any information about this crime, please call or text 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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