The suspect was caught on surveillance video in the store a few days later and identified as a frequent customer.
A married couple has been charged with robbing a Valero gas station on April 30.
Lamar Rayson was serving a 32 year federal sentence for carjacking and armed robberies in 2005 and 2006, when DNA from that case linked him to an armed 2004 rape and robbery.
Police say that around 2:20 a.m., a black female suspect wearing a Spiderman sweatshirt zipped over her face entered the business and showed a handgun before demanding money and cigarettes.
Police have surveillance videos from both crimes, one on Cottman Avenue and the latest on North Broad Street.
It happened around 7:20 a.m. inside Judy Wigs at the 1900 block of North 54th Street.
Police in Delaware say they arrested a serial robber just before he was about to commit yet another robbery.
An Eyewitness News Exclusive – The father of a gas station clerk, shot and robbed, is speaking out and sharing what the suspects did following the heinous crime that left everyone amazed.
Police are searching for the suspect wanted in connection with a robbery and carjacking in North Philadelphia.
New Castle County Police are advising teens of a recent string of sneaker robberies in the Newark and Bear areas.
Philadelphia Police are investigating an alleged carjacking and robbery in West Oak Lane.
Police are searching for a suspect they say robbed a 20-year-old woman in Wynnefield Heights.
The men are accused of killing 22-year-old Chevin Burgess.
According to police, Reynaldo Nieves, who is already in custody for sexual assaults, has been charged with two additional crimes.
Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a frightening armed store robbery that was caught on tape.