Suspect in custody after Center City home invasion

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Philadelphia police said one of three suspects is in custody in connection with an armed robbery in Center City. (WPVI)

Philadelphia police said one of three suspects is in custody in connection with an armed robbery in Center City.

It happened shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday inside a home along the 300 block of South 16th Street.

Police said three men, at least one armed, forced their way into the front of the home.

A fight ensued, police said, and of the suspects dropped the gun.

Two of the men fled, but one was held for police.

The weapon was recovered, police said.

The family was unharmed during the incident.
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