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2 Men Arrested For String Of Armed Robberies Targeting Latino-Owned Businesses In Feltonville, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia police say they have arrested two men for a string of armed robberies along the Wyoming corridor in the city's Feltonville and Hunting Park sections.

It's a crime spree that has terrified the neighborhood. Authorities say there have been 13 robberies of stores there in recent days, with some happening just hours apart.

Officials say cooperation from the community and a tip led to the arrests.

"The message is clear. If you do something on Wyoming Avenue in Hunting Park, we're going to find you. We're going to work with our police department and we're going to find you," Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez said.

The two suspects are identified as 28-year-old Omar White-Davis and 20-year-old Acia Moore.

Police say they are both from the area where the robberies occurred.

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