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Cops: 3 Suspects Stole $15K Worth Of Cigarettes From Wholesale Store In Philadelphia

(Credit: Philadelphia PD)

(Credit: Philadelphia PD)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Police in Philadelphia are searching for three suspects who allegedly stole $15,000 worth of cigarettes from a wholesale store.

The incident occurred at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday at the B&B Wholesale, located at 2015 West Allegheney Avenue in the Tioga section of the city.

According to police, three suspects gained entry into the store by force through a rear gate and used an automotive jack to force open the garage door.

Once inside, police say two suspect filled trash bags with $15,000 worth of cigarette cartons and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

All three suspects have been described as being black males wearing hoodies and cargo style pants. The first suspect had on a dark colored ski mask and the second suspect also had his faced covered with an unknown object.

[Video Courtesy of Philadelphia PD]


Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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