PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police are on the hunt for two suspects who allegedly robbed two females in Northern Liberties.
The incident occurred around 10:40 p.m. on March 20 on the 400 block of Fairmount Avenue.
Authorities say two females, ages 24 and 27, were approached by the suspects who said they were armed with a handgun and made the women lay down on the ground.
While on the ground, police say the first suspect took an iPhone and green leather purse containing Target gift cards, bank cards and various forms of identification from the first victim.
Police say the second suspect stole the other victim’s black tote bag.
Officials say after robbing the females, the suspects fled and were last seen on Fairmount Avenue in a older model red Dodge Dakota pick-up truck with wooden panels.
Police describe the first suspect as a black male, 30-years-old, 6’0”, medium-stocky build, wearing a gray Old Navy sweatshirt, a dark colored knit hat with colored stripes and dark colored sweatpants with a white stripe down the center.
The second suspect is described as a black male, 25-years-old, 6’2”, lean, muscular build, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and dark colored boots.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact: Central Detective Division 215-686-3047.