Police seek group, mostly teens, who looted pharmacy

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia police are seeking a mob of people, mostly teens, who looted a pharmacy.

Police on Tuesday released video that shows about 60 people flooding into a Walgreens on South Street around 10 p.m. on July Fourth. Some are shown knocking items off shelves while others are shown fleeing with merchandise.

Police Capt. Sekou Kinebrew tells WPVI-TV a cashier who tried to intervene was hit on the head with a glass bottle. Kinebrew says between things that were stolen and property damaged, there was $6,000 to $7,000 in damage.

The group earlier had stopped traffic while running along South Street.

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