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Attempted Robbery Ends In Crash In North Philadelphia

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By Nicole Brewer

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An attempted robbery at 11th & Lehigh Streets ended in a two-car crash on Cambria Street in North Philadelphia Friday shortly before 4 a.m.

Police on scene tell Eyewitness News a driver, possibly an unlicensed cab operator, became the victim of an attempted robbery and assault.

He managed to escape the suspect, but crashed his black Mercedes into a silver Ford Taurus parked on the street, around the corner.

The suspect fled on foot. He is described as a black male, wearing a white jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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