Police Search For 2 Suspects In South Philadelphia Robbery

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a female in South Philadelphia.

Authorities say a 22-year-old female was robbed outside of the Dunkin Donuts at 330 Oregon Avenue on July 6th at about 4:25 p.m.

The female was reportedly approached by the first suspect after cashing a check at a check-cashing store at 5th Street and Oregon Avenue. He asked her for directions to a Baptist church, then followed her to the Dunkin Donuts.

After the victim left the Dunkin Donuts, the second suspect came up behind her and the first placed a handgun in her back and demanded money.

The victim gave the suspects $100 in cash, and both suspects fled on foot toward Oregon Avenue.

The first suspect is described as a black male in his 50’s with a light brown complexion, who is about 6’1” and weighs about 150 lbs. He is bald and was wearing a blue baseball cap, a blue jean jacket, a white t-shirt, and brown boots.

The second suspect has been described as a black male, about 40 years old, with a light complexion. He is around 5’3” and weighs about 180 lbs. He also has close cropped hair and was wearing a tan shirt, blue jeans, and black sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 911 or 215-686-3013 or 3014. Tips can be left at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or by text at PPD TIP (773847).

Summer Guide


Comments are closed.

More From CBS Philly

NFL Draft Guide
Visit These 5 European Castles Without Leaving The States

Watch & Listen LIVE