PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for several men who they believe robbed five fast food locations throughout the city within the past week.
The robberies happened in North and South Philadelphia, Tioga, and Logan.READ MORE: Phanatic's Hot Dog Launcher, Enormous Bryce Harper Banner Among Items Up For Grabs In Phillies Phantastic Auction
Police on Wednesday released pictures from surveillance cameras at the various stores.
In all instances, police say at least two of the suspects were armed and held up employees at gunpoint, demanding cash from the registers or safes.READ MORE: Tambayan Connecting With Customers At Reading Terminal Market Through Authentic Filipino Cuisine
Based on how they conducted themselves, police believe it was the same group of people.
“They appear organized. They’re standing by the door,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Frank Vanore said. “They have individuals that jump the counter, and it almost looks like someone’s watching everybody else. It concerns us.”
Police are investigating other recent fast-food robberies as well.MORE NEWS: Free Toll Friday Returns For 1 Hour At Atlantic City Expressway's Egg Harbor Toll Plaza Friday
Anyone with information regarding the suspects is being asked to call Philadelphia police.