Man steals inspection stickers, fires shot into Callowhill auto shop

File photo. (Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro).
File photo. (Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro).

Philadelphia police are looking for a gunman who allegedly stole cash and inspection and emission stickers Wednesday morning during the armed robbery of a Callowhill auto repair shop.

Investigators said the suspect shortly before 11 a.m. entered Arm’s Enterprise and Auto Repair Inc. located at 1243 Ridge Ave.

He allegedly demanded inspection and emission stickers, then fired a shot into the business.

No injuries were reported, but police said the gunman made away with $1,000, as well as multiple inspection and emission stickers.

The suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 30 and 40 with a thin build.

Anyone with information on the crime or suspect is asked to call 911, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.


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