Police: Burglars forced way through store wall

August 31, 2012 9:10:28 AM PDT
Philadelphia police are looking for the four suspects who forced their way through a wall to rob a grocery store.

The robbery happened between the hours of 9:00 p.m. on August 20th and 8:00 a.m. on August 21st at the Pena Grocery Market at 701 West Butler Street.

Police say the four men forced their way through the sheet rock wall and took a 32 inch TV, a 19 inch TV, a cash register with $100 inside and $700 worth of cigarettes.

In video released by police on Friday morning, the suspects can be seen spending a great deal of time in front of a surveillance camera.

The group can also be seen on the video putting merchandise into plastic trash bags.

The suspects are described by police as:

Suspect #1: Black male, 25-30 years-of-age, 6'0", 230lbs, dark complexion, beard, wearing a hooded jacket, jean shorts and sneakers.
Suspect #2: Male, Unknown race, thin build, wearing a Phillies baseball cap, hooded jacket and carpenter pants.
Suspect #3: Male, Unknown race, thin build, wearing a Phillies baseball cap, blue jeans.
Suspect #4: Male, Unknown race, mustache, wearing a baseball cap, hooded jacket and shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215.686.TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through phillypolice.com.


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