PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning in the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia.

According to police, three suspects entered the Rite Aid on Welsh Road around 4:18 a.m. armed with pistols.

Police say suspect took the shift manager to the office and ordered her to open the safe while suspect two stole a wallet from a customer and suspect three ordered the security guard to the ground.

The suspects then fled on foot says police.

Officials report that suspect one took approximately $2,000 in cash and a tray of quarters and suspect two stole $100 from the customer.

Suspect one has been described as a 5-foot-4, Hispanic male in his 20’s with a light brown complexion and a thin build. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, a whit covering over his face, gloves and had a silver pistol.

The second suspect has been described as a 5-foot-6, Hispanic male with light skin. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with black pants, black Nike sneakers, a face covering, gloves and had a pistol.

Suspect three has been described as a 6-foot-1, black male in his late 20’s with a stocky build. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, face mask and had a black pistol.

Police believe this robbery may be connected to a 7-11 robbery that occurred in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia. (See related story)

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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