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Burglars hid out in Rhawnhurst Target, police say

A pair of suspects waited for employees to leave before ransacking the Target store at 7400 Bustleton Ave. on two separate occasions.

Surveillance image provided by Philadelphia Police

Police are looking for a man and a woman who twice hid out in a Rhawnhurst Target until it closed and ransacked the store’s electronics department.

Both times, the pair entered the store at 7400 Bustleton Ave. and waited for the employees to close up for the night, authorities said. Then, they smashed locked glass cases and took headphones, video games and Apple products.

Police said the suspects fled with several suitcases full of Target merchandise. 

The burglaries took place Tuesday, May 14, and Sunday, July 7. According to Target’s website, the store closes at 11 p.m. on those days of the week.

Anyone with any information about the suspects or the burglaries is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. All tips will be confidential. ••

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