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South Philly Man Held in Society Hill Robberies

December 31, 1992

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Police have arrested an 18-year-old South Philadelphia man and charged him with robbing several women of their jewelry and cash.

Quinn Gallo was charged Monday with several counts of robbery, theft and receiving stolen property in connection with nearly a dozen daylight robberies in the Society Hill area during December. He was awaiting arraignment this morning.

Police said Gallo robbed the women by threatening them with a screwdriver or sometimes an ice pick. Police are looking for a possible accomplice.

None of the stolen jewelry has been recovered.

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