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Knife-Wielding Suspect Sought In Robbery Of Queen Village Nail Salon

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By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who robbed customers and employees of a nail salon at knife-point.

The robbery happened at about 8:35 p.m. on September 27th at the Lacquer Lounge Nail Salon in the 500 block of Fitzwater Street in the city’s Queen Village section.

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According to investigators, the suspect entered the salon armed with a large knife and demanded jewelry from customers and employees.

After taking assorted types of jewelry, the suspect ran away and was last seen east on Fitzwater Street.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10″-6’1” with a thin build. He was wearing a black or dark grey hooded sweatshirt with a baseball hat. Investigators say the suspect has possible acne or acne scarring on his face.

He was armed with a black military or Kbar style knife.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911.

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