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Suspects Arrested For Robbery Of Third Grader In East Germantown

Suspects for Robbery in the 14th District

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say the two suspects wanted in connection with the robbery of a third grader have been arrested.

The robbery took place last Friday, March 8th at the Jaques Mini-Market located at Wakefield and Ashmead Streets in East Germantown.

The suspects watched the 9-year-old make a purchase at the register inside the store. Authorities say the suspects then went outside and waited for the child to leave the store before robbing her of $13.

Police say the suspects, who are both juveniles, were arrested on March 9th and are charged with robbery and related offenses.

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