PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police have arrested two suspects wanted in a robbery and shooting at a Boost Mobile store in Philadelphia’s Roxborough neighborhood last week. Police now say they may be connected to other armed robberies in the region.
The suspects were caught on surveillance video robbing the Boost Mobile store on the 6100 block of Ridge Avenue on Feb. 23.READ MORE: Toll Hike Takes Effect Sunday On 8 Delaware River Crossings, Gas Prices Also Going Up
Investigators say one of the suspects shot a 29-year-old employee in the leg during the robbery. The suspects took ten iPhone 8 cellphones, the victim’s iPhone 12, and $500 cash from the register.
They were seen fleeing in an older model silver Chevy Impala, with one black rim on the front driver’s side and front end damage on the passenger side.READ MORE: 10-Year-Old Boy Recovering After Grazed By Bullet In North Philadelphia: Police
They were later arrested Sunday in the West Oak Lane section of the city. During the arrest, police say they were both in possession of firearms, one of which was stolen during the robbery of a phone store in Lower Merion on Feb. 10.
Police believe the two suspects are responsible for multiple gunpoint robberies throughout the city and surrounding counties.
If you have any information on this incident, call police.
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