Second suspect arrested in Asian community robberies

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia police have arrested both suspects wanted for a string of robberies over the last three months.

Anthony Campbell, 33, surrendered Wednesday to Southwest Detectives. Earlier in the week, authorities arrested his partner, 29-year-old Norman Bowen.

Investigators say the duo is behind more than a dozen armed robberies targeting homes and businesses in the Asian community between May 3 and August 8.

Police say there may be even more suspects.

"We believe that it's a group of persons. We think these are the two main players, but there could be as many four to five individuals," said Capt. Jason Smith.

Police say Campbell and Bowen threatened their victims at gunpoint.

In some cases, the victims were tied up before the thieves ransacked the residences.
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