OLNEY — Three unidentified men caused terror at a Philadelphia business, at about midday Thursday.
Police say the trio entered Universal Graphics, at 5927 N. 5th Street in Olney, at 11:40am.
Two of the three were armed with semi-automatic handguns.
They forced the employee at the reception desk into the back of the business, where other employees were located.
Then, “all the victims were forced onto the floor and eventually tied up with duct tape.”
The criminals got away with
“a large amount of money, an iPhone 8 and an iPhone XR.”
They were last seen heading west on the 500 block of Widener Street.
Just after, the victims freed themselves and tried to chase the attackers. One shot was fired. Luckily, nobody was hit or injured.
One suspect is described as having a medium complexion, medium build and thin mustache. He was wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt under a dark-colored jacket with Deadpool character patches #91 on the left sleeve, dark-colored pants, a baseball cap with a red brim, dark-colored gray or brownish Nike sneakers, royal blue L.A. Gear Underwear and he was carrying a dark blue back pack.
The second suspect is described as having a medium complexion, tall with a stocky build, and
“wearing black female Muslim-like attire under a red zip-up jacket,”
white/black sneakers, carrying a black shoulder bag and armed with a handgun.
The third suspect is described as having a medium dark complexion, thin build and possible mustache/goatee. He was wearing a dark-colored pull-over jacket with a white Nike logo on the upper-left chest area, light blue denim jeans with faded spots on the legs, a baseball cap with blue brim and gray/black sneakers. He was carrying a blue back pack and oversized yellow tinted sunglasses, and armed with a handgun.
Police ask that if you recognize or see the suspects, do not approach them. Instead, call the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353, 911, or their tip line immediately. You can also email, text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847, or click here to submit a tip electronically. They say all tips will remain anonymous.