PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the search continues for the suspects wanted for the murder of a 26-year old in Northern Liberties last weekend, the reward for information leading the suspects is being increased.
The Citizens Crime Commission says the reward is now $37,000 for information that helps Philadelphia Police make an arrest in the robbery and shooting death of Amber Long.READ MORE: USDA Issues Public Health Alert For Wegmans, Nature's Promise Raw Ground Turkey Products
Long and her mother were targeted by two purse-snatchers last Sunday night.READ MORE: 5 Dogs Saved From Possible Dogfighting Ring In North Philadelphia
In surveillance video released by Philadelphia Police, one robber grabs the purse of Long’s and starts to run, while a second robber grabs Long’s purse, spinning her around. An instant later, Amber was shot and dying in her mother’s arms (see related story).MORE NEWS: 2 Wilmington Police Officers Responding To Deadly Triple Shooting Involved In 3-Car Crash
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Commission Tip line at 215-546-TIPS or Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS.