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Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspects Wanted For String Of Robberies

(credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia are trying to identify several suspects wanted for multiple robberies in Queen Village and Point Breeze.

In one incident on Oct. 17, the suspects approached a 45-year-old male from behind and pointed a handgun at him. Two of the suspects then stole his iPhone, credit cards and $15 in cash while the other two retrieved a green or gray Toyota Camry and fled the area.

One of the suspects is described as a black male between 25-30 years old and 5’6” with a dark complexion, thin build and close-cropped hair. He was wearing dark-colored jeans, a black jacket and was armed with a handgun.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male with a light complexion who is between 5’7” and 5’9”. He has a thin build and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Police urge anyone who has any information on the suspects to call 911 or submit a tip via telephone at dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text at PPD TIP or 773847.

To see the surveillance video, click here.

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