South St. Jewelry Store Robbed Of $650K In Goods

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are looking for as many as five men wanted in connection with a home invasion and robbery early this morning in South Philadelphia.

Police say as many as five masked gunman broke into a second-floor apartment in the 600 block of South Street around 4 a.m. and tied up the resident, who is said to be the owner of the “VIP” jewelry store located on the ground floor of the building.

The armed bandits then roughed up the man before taking his keys and using them to make entry into the jewelry store, according to investigators. They scooped up jewels with an estimated value of $650,000, and then fled the scene.

Detectives say no one was hurt. There were no immediate suspects and no arrests.

The store owner, who was visibly shaken but not seriously hurt, was in the process of completing an inventory to determine the exact value of the items taken.

Reported by Al Novack and Tony Hanson, KYW Newsradio 1060

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  1. sabrina says:

    I AM REALLY SADDENED FOR MUSTAFA HE IS A GOOD MAN HAS WHO WE CAN GIVE CONFIDENCE(TRUST) .HE IS SEVERE HONEST AND ESPECIALLY LOVES HIS CUSTOMERS AND NEVER IT HAS THEM BETRAYS.
    HE LIKES HIS WORK HE LOVES PEOPLE WHO ARE AROUND HIM.MUSTAFA IS SOCIABLE WHO HELPS EVERYBODY .BUT IT’S A PITY WHAT CROSSED(SPENT) IS TRAGEDIQUE WE CAN NOT IMAGINE THAT THE SIMILAR PERSON CAN ARRIVE AT HIM LIKE THAT .VOL A HAND ARMS WITH PENETRATION AT HIS HOUSE .WE KNOWS MUSTAFA IS A GOOD JEWELER WHO IS EXTRAORDINARY AND ALL THAT HE SELLS IS the TRUTH PLEASE YOU STOP SAYING N IMPORTED WHAT AND I HOPED THAT THE POLICE GOES TO HELP IT DESERVES THAT OF the GOOD(PROPERTY)
    LET US HELP MUSTAFA HE HAS NEED OF OUR SUPPORT
    MUSTAFA IS THE BEST
    IT S NOT NECESSARY TO BE AFRAID U WILL PAID OFF AND THE LAW REQUIRED

  2. Angry Revolutionary says:

    Isn’t this the same store that was robbed by the two wondeful citizens who left their child behind.

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