LISTEN: Employee describes robbery to 911 dispatch

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HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) – The 911 call made by an AT&T store employee was released Friday.

In the call, you can hear the employee describe the harrowing scene as seven armed men came into the store and demanded the safe be opened.

Listen to the call here. This recording has been edited to remove identifying information.

The six juvenile suspects are scheduled to appear in Montgomery County Juvenile court Friday afternoon, according to court administrators. The seventh suspect, an 18-year-old, has not yet been formally charged.

Seven suspects were taken into custody after they tried to rob a store and sent several law enforcement agencies on a chase.

The Huber Heights Police Department confirmed a ‘signal 99’ has been called near Studebaker Road. When police call for a ‘signal 99’ over the scanners that means police are calling for help and additional back up.

Officers received a report about a robbery at the AT&T store where the suspects carried long guns and handguns. Watch the surveillance video below and the suspects are carrying guns while the employee is unlocking the safe:

Huber Heights Lieutenant Matt Delaney said they sent out the ‘signal 99’ because they knew the suspects were armed. Delaney said it was ‘bold’ for the suspects to try to rob a store during business hours in the plaza.

Our 2 NEWS crew talked with Huber Heights Lieutenant Matt Delaney about the scene and what led up to the chase here:

A 2 NEWS viewer said he was picking his son up from Weisenborn Middle School and saw several police cars passing him on the road.

According to the Huber Heights City Schools, the schools were placed on lockdown until they received official word from police. Now the police gave schools the all clear message to release students.

Officials say all of the suspects were in the white Honda pilot and the crash scene was at Harshmanville and Longford Road. Officials also say one female was hit near the scene of the crash.

Here are some photos from the scene:

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