Caught on Camera: Philly High-Rise Parking Attendant Hides From Armed Trio

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    Philadelphia Police asked for the public's help to identify three men wanted in the attempted robbery of a Logan Circle parking attendant. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014)

    A Philadelphia parking attendant ducked for cover after a trio of armed men tried to robbed him while parking cars outside a popular Center City high-rise.

    According to Philadelphia Police, the 56-year-old parking attendant was working at the Park America lot located at 1900 Commerce Street in the Logan Circle section of the city when he saw three men head inside nearby Penn Center House around 5 p.m. Sunday.

    The attendant told police that a few minutes later the same three men came out of the building and approached him.

    The victim told police that the men then demanded money and his cellphone as one of the suspects displayed a handgun tucked into his waistband.

    Surveillance video captured the men entering the building and then leaving. In the video released by investigators you see two of the suspects -- men in their 20s, one wearing a backpack -- approach the attendant’s booth.

    The attendant refused the demands and stayed in the booth as the suspects fled towards 20th Street.

    Investigators asked that anyone who recognizes the men call detectives at 215-686-3047 or contact police anonymously.