Video: Armed Suspects Take Cash, Lottery Tickets During 7-Eleven Robbery
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects in connection with an armed robbery of a convenience store that was caught on tape.
The incident happened at about 2:50 a.m. on June 28th at the 7-Eleven located in the 1300 block of S. 58th Street in the city’s Kingsessing section.
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Both suspects entered the store with hoods up around their heads and approached the counter. One of the suspects pointed a handgun at an employee and forced him behind the counter. The second suspect stood on the other side of the counter and pointed a silver revolver at a second employee.
The suspects forced one of the employees to open the register and one of the suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects also forced the employees to give them numerous lottery tickets.
The suspects then ran out of the store.
The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’7”, and between 18-22 years-of-age. He was wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt with the words “Nike Air” on the front, dark jeans and white sneakers.
The second suspect is described as a black male, also approximately 5’7”, and between 18-22 years-of-age with a thin build. He was wearing a blue-hooded sweatshirt with white strings and zipper, dark basketball shorts and black sneakers.
Anyone with information is urged to call 911.