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Suspects Caught On Tape Robbing Store In South Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for three suspects who were seen on surveillance video robbing a materials store.

The incident occurred at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kerrs Building Materials Store, located at 1528 Washington Avenue in the Graduate Hospital section of the city.

[Video Courtesy Of Philadelphia PD]

According to police, one suspect stood by the office door of the store while the other suspects went into the office area with a handgun and began demanding money.

Police say both suspects went behind the counter, took money from the cash register and fled south on the 1000 block of South 16th Street.

All three suspects have been described as 20-year-old black males.

The first suspect is 5-foot-7, 145 pounds with a medium build and dark complexion. He was wearing blue shorts, a white tank top, black sneakers and was armed with a handgun.

The second suspect is 5-foot-8, 140 pounds with a medium build. He was wearing black shorts, a white tank top, black shoes and an orange towel around his neck.

The third suspect is 6-foot with a thin build. He was wearing a gray shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 215-686-TIPS.

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