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Employees Wrestle Would-Be Robber At Philly Dunkin Donuts

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This Dunkin Donuts store in Olney was the scene of an attempted robbery Sunday, police said. This Dunkin Donuts store in Olney was the scene of an attempted robbery Sunday, police said.
PHILADELPHIA -

Employees wrestled a would-be armed robber at a Dunkin' Donuts in Philadelphia's Olney section early Sunday morning.

According to police, a man armed with a gun entered the Dunkin' Donuts, which is inside of a Sunoco station, at Rising Sun and Adams Avenue shortly before 4 a.m.

The man allegedly pointed a handgun at the 19-year-old clerk and ordered him to the ground.

Police say he then pointed the gun at a 20-year-old employee. While the suspect focused on the second employee, police say the first employee wrestled the man to the ground and put him in a choke hold.

The second employee then helped to disarm the man.

Police say the two managed to hold the suspect inside of the store until police arrived.

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