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Police: Suspect Sought In North Philadelphia Home Invasion Robbery

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery and home invasion in North Philadelphia.

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The incident happened Monday morning at 10:55 a.m. on the 1500 block of West Stiles Street.

Philadelphia Police say the 22 year-old male victim was asleep in the living room of his residence when an unknown male entered his home, allegedly pointing a handgun at his head demanding money.

According to police, the victim then led the suspect upstairs where the suspect allegedly took his safe and a Kindle Fire. Police say the suspect then told the victim not to move while he went downstairs, allegedly taking a Toshiba laptop before fleeing and entering a silver or gray Buick Le Sabre.  The alleged suspect was last seen east on Stiles Street.

Police describe the suspect as a Black male, 6’1″, solid build, clean shaven, wearing a blue colored bubble coat.

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, you can also contact Central Detectives Division at 215-686-3093/3094.