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Masked Man Robs Victims for $5 Near Popular Schuylkill River Trail

A thief made off with $5 after a robbery along a popular Philadelphia running and biking trail overnight.

A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint by a masked suspect near the Schuylkill River Trail at JFK Boulevard around 12:30 a.m. Friday, Philadelphia Police said. The thief fled on foot. 

The robber stole their cellphones and $5 in cash. They were not hurt, but the suspect remained on the loose Friday morning. 

Police described the attacker as 5-foot-10, approximately 140 pounds with a medium build wearing a red mask and black hooded sweatshirt.

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