Fake Cops Rob Fishtown Business of $87,700

Two men falsely identifying themselves as police officers robbed Kawa Trading on Delaware Avenue.

Two men posing as police officers robbed a Fishtown food distribution center on Wednesday, getting away with $87,700 in cash.

Employees heard a knock on the door just after 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. The robbers identified themselves as police officers. Once they were let in, they forced the employees to lay down in the office, and took the money.

The suspects fled in a 1990s SUV.

Police released descriptions of the two suspects who targeted Kawa Trading at 1717 Delaware Avenue.

Suspect #1: Hispanic male, stocky build, late 20-30 years-of-age, wearing a light blue mask, white shirt and a baseball cap with “police” on the front, and armed with a handgun.
Suspect #2: Hispanic male, mid to late 20 years-of-age, wearing black shirt, baseball cap with “police” on the front, and armed with a handgun.

Anyone who knows anything can submit tips by calling 215.686.8477 or texting 773847. There’s also an online form.

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