PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia are searching for two suspects believed to be responsible for multiple robberies in the city.
In the first robbery, a 57-year-old man was using an ATM at 5607 Vine Street on Oct. 22nd around 12:40 p.m. He withdrew $300 from the machine and turned around to find two males approaching him. One suspect simulated he had a weapon and demanded money while the other acted as a lookout. The victim gave the suspects the money and his cell phone and they fled the scene.
In the second incident on Oct. 23rd, a 60-year-old male was using an ATM outside the Citizens Bank at the same location when he was approached by two men who followed the same routine as in the first robbery. The victim gave the suspects $300 and they fled across the parking lot north on 56th Street.
The first suspect is described as a black male between 20 and 30 years old and 5’7” – 5’8” with a thin build. He’s about 140 lbs with light facial hair and acne. In the first robbery, he was wearing a light blue jean jacket with a dark colored hooded sweatshirt underneath, tan pants and blue shoes. In the second robbery, he wore a black track jacket with a silver stripe across the chest, a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and blue shoes.
The second suspect is described as a black male between 20 and 30 years old and 5’7” – 5’8” with a medium build. He was wearing a dark colored Pink Dolphin brand hooded sweatshirt with a pink cartoon owl logo on the front, dark colored pants and black and white shoes.
Anyone with information should call police.
To view surveillance video, visit The Philadelphia Police YouTube channel.
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