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Caught on Camera: Armed Men Rob Popular Philadelphia Bar

Surveillance video caught two men holding up employees at a popular bar in the Fairmount section of the city last week.

Philadelphia Police said two men entered the Urban Saloon on Fairmount Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Thursday and demanded money from four employees closing up for the night.

The suspect armed with a handgun held the employees in the bar while the second suspect removed an unknown amount of money from a register, reported police. Both men fled by foot east on Fairmount Avenue.

Luckily no one was hurt.

Police describe the armed suspect as a man between 19 and 22 years old, standing about 5-foot, 9-inches tall who wore a black face mask, gray hooded sweatshirt and bluejeans during the heist. The second suspect is believed to also be around the same age, standing about 5-foot, 8-inches tall, with an overbite, who wore a green hoodie.

Any information about this crime or suspects can be reported to the Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093/3094.

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