Police seek group, mostly teens, that 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 news outlets a cashier who tried to intervene was hit on the head with a glass bottle.

Kinebrew says between stolen items and damaged property, there was $6,000 to $7,000 in damage.

The group earlier had stopped traffic while running along South Street, a busy thoroughfare lined with shops and restaurants.

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