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Thief uses umbrella to rob Rite Aid in North Philadelphia

August 7, 2013 5:03:19 AM PDT
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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