Police Search For Suspects In Connection To Robbery In Cobbs Creek

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects in connection to a robbery committed on Walnut Street.

On May 12th, one male entered Kontrol Barber and Beauty Salon, located at 5143 Walnut Street, armed with a handgun and demanded money. Shortly after, a second male entered the store and robbed a victim.

The suspects took credit cards, identification, and $690 in cash and fled the salon on Walnut Street going towards 51st Street.

The suspect carrying the handgun has been described as a black male, about 25-26 years old, 140-150 lbs, at a height of about 5’7”-5’8”. He has a dark complexion with a mustache, short scruffy hair, and he was wearing light colored capri pants and a white t-shirt.

The second suspect has been described as a black male, at a height of about 5’7”. He has a husky build and was wearing a light colored shirt, dark pants, a read baseball cap, and had a white shirt wrapped around his face.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Southwest Detective Division at 215-686-3183 or 3184.

Tips can be submitted at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or through text at PPD TIP (773847).

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