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Search Continues For Suspects Wanted For Robberies In Point Breeze And Queen Village

Gentry (left) and Pompeii (right). (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Gentry (left) and Pompeii (right). (credit: Philadelphia Police)

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia continue to search for two suspects wanted for numerous robberies in the Queen Village and Point Breeze neighborhoods (see related story).

The Philadelphia Police Department’s South Detectives Division says the suspects have now been identified as Kennan Gentry and Nicholas Pompeii.

In each of the three incidents referenced by police, the two suspects approach their victims, usually from behind, then demand money at gunpoint.

After stealing money, cell phones and personal belongings, the suspects then flee the scene in a gray or green Toyota Camry.

Police say Gentry is 20 years old, 5’10”, 140 lbs and is from the 1800 block of South Bancroft Street.

Pompeii is 19, 5’10”, 170 lbs and is from the 1900 block of South 17th Street.

If you have any information on Gentry or Pompeii, you’re asked to contact 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

To view surveillance video of some of the robberies, click here.

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