• 2 men armed with hammers rob jewelry store while children inside

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    SOUTH STRABANE TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Two men armed with hammers robbed the Kay Jewelers at the Tanger Outlets in South Strabane Township Wednesday night, police said.

    The robbery was reported just before 8 p.m. while people, including children, were inside the store.

    PHOTOS: Surveillance cameras catch men armed with hammers robbing jewelry store

    Police said the men ordered everyone inside the store to the ground and began smashing showcases with the hammers and took jewelry.

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    When the men entered the store, two employees were assisting seven customers, according to police. Three children, all under the age of 7, were also there.

    No employees or customers were hurt.

    Surveillance video was used to track a suspect vehicle to the Hyatt Hotel parking lot, where the vehicle was located. The vehicle had been reported as stolen earlier in the evening to the Robinson Township Police Department, authorities said.

    So far, no one has been arrested, but police are examining the surveillance video to identify the suspects.


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