WATCH: Armed Thieves Flee After Failed Gas Station Heist in Philly

A group of armed thieves were forced to throw in the towel and take flight during a failed robbery attempt at a convenience store in Philadelphia this week, according to authorities.

The incident unfolded at around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday amid a historic crime wave in the City of Brotherly Love.

Four masked suspects piled out of a car and stormed the 52nd Street Gas Station with plans to break into the ATM.

Surveillance footage of the bungled heist was released by Philadelphia police.

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