Robbers swipe $6K in cell phones from South Philadelphia store

Police say a pair of thieves worked together to pull off the robbery of a cell phone store in South Philadelphia.

Police say a pair of thieves worked together to pull off the robbery of a cell phone store in South Philadelphia.

The incident happened inside the MetroPCS store along the 2100 block of Oregon Avenue on October 15.

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Detectives say one of the suspects asked to see a phone and then the second suspect walked behind the counter.

He announced the robbery and the men filled a backpack and two bags with 22 phones and accessories worth $6,600 dollars.

No one was hurt.

Police describe the first suspect as a black male, 30 years-old, 5'8 tall with a full beard, low cut hair and dark complexion. He was wearing a black fleece jacket, navy blue shirt, and jeans.

The second suspect is described as a black male, 20 to 30 years-old, 6'1 tall with a mustache, bumps on face and dark complexion. He was wearing a black jacket with a blue hooded sweatshirt underneath.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).
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