Multiple cars stolen from Avis at Philadelphia International Airport

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Watch the report from Action News at 6 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2017. (WPVI)

A guard was assaulted and multiple vehicles were stolen during an early-morning heist at the Avis car rental location at the Philadelphia International Airport.

Police say four men hit the location around 4 a.m. Friday.

It began when one of the suspects punched a guard in the face.

That suspect also displayed a handgun in his waistband, police said, and took the guard's iPhone.

Police say at least four cars were stolen.

The suspect with the gun was described by police as a male with light brown skin standing 5'8" tall and wearing a blue hoodie. The other suspects were described as black males between 19 and 21 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia police.

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