Police search for 4 burglars who dropped in and stole $5k from Olney deli

Kristen Johanson
November 21, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Philadelphia police are looking for a group of males who they say cut a hole in the roof of an Olney-neighborhood deli, and stole 5-grand.

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are looking for a group of males who they say cut a hole in the roof of an Olney-neighborhood deli, and stole $5,000 on Tuesday.

Authorities released surveillance video of the robbery showing three men dropping down through the ceiling of the Joy and Smile Deli on North 5th Street near Fisher Avenue at about 2:50 a.m.

The offenders stole cartons of cigarettes valued at $579 and pried open an ATM, taking $5,000 from inside, before fleeing in an unknown direction and manner. 

Another male suspect was across the street and acted as the lookout.