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Robbery At Transport Cycles in Fishtown

According to the Philadelphia Police, a suspect gained entry into Fishtown’s Transport Cycles (1105 Frankford Avenue) around 6:30 AM on December 1, 2015 by way of roof skylight and stole an unknown amount of money from the register, two bikes and an assortment of tools before fleeing the scene.

The suspect was described as a 6’0 male — either Hispanic or White — who was wearing a mask and no gloves at the time of the robbery. Surveillance video shows him leaving the shop around 8:40 AM after the robbery.

Victoria Firth owns Transport Cycles along with her husband Simon Firth and business partner David Wilson. She told the Spirit in a phone interview this is the first time the store was robbed.

“We don’t know everything that’s missing yet,” she said. “I would say roughly $3,000 [worth of merchandise] was stolen, maybe more.”

Firth confirmed no leads have been identified yet by the police investigation.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact: East Detective Division 215-686-3243/3244 Det. Bender #640 Det. Slobodian #707 DC 15-26-063658

To submit a tip about this crime, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

Full article at Philadelphia Police
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