The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Heavily armed police officers surrounded a home
in Philadelphia where at least one suspect in an armored car heist
was believed to be holed up Wednesday with a gun.
Investigators believed there were one or two men inside the house who
been involved in the 2 p.m. robbery of guards who were transferring
cash between an armored car and a convenience store in Abington
Township, a Philadelphia suburb.
No one was seriously injured in the robbery, but the bandits may have
made off with $150,000 or more in cash, plus a guard's gun, police
Officers from several departments gave chase to a car carrying the
suspects, who were believed to have made their way to a home in
Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section.
Members of Philadelphia's SWAT team, carrying assault rifles and
grenades, surrounded the home late Wednesday afternoon.
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Television news crews on the scene reported that police negotiators
appeared to be in contact with the men in the house.