Update: thieves rob Mann Center, tonight’s concert will go on

    Update: We’ve received an update from the Mann Center with a few more details on today’s robbery. President and CEO Catherine Cahill issued the following statement:

    “Early this afternoon two men broke into The Mann Center for the Performing Arts. They were armed and we believe they made off with cash from the offices of Wolfgang Puck Catering that operate on the premises.


    “Fortunately no one was hurt, and the police are currently investigating the situation. We believe this is an isolated event and are cooperating with authorities. We will be open and ready to host the guests for tonight’s Death Cab for Cutie performance.”

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    The exact amount of money missing has not yet been confirmed.

    Original report: Police are looking for two suspects who robbed the Mann Center for the Performing Arts this afternoon.

    Two men robbed the box office at gunpoint, making off with $120,000 according to a report from the Associated Press. The outdoor center in Fairmount Park hosts popular music acts and the Philadelphia Orchestra’s summer performances. A concert is scheduled there for 7:30 tonight.


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