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Philadelphia Man Charged With Multiple Robberies

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged in connection with multiple burglaries in Southwest Germantown.

On Oct. 8 and Nov. 8 of 2012, an unknown male offender entered the Progressive Food Market at 5141 Germantown Avenue by breaking a hole in the side wall. Once inside, the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash and numerous cartons of cigarettes, placed them inside a backpack style bag and fled in an unknown direction.

On Jan. 25, 2013, police observed a male acting suspicious and, after investigating, he was determined to be the suspect responsible for the fall burglaries.

The 45-year-old man, identified as Troy Allen, is from the 3100 block of 29th Street. He is charged with burglary and related offenses.