Thug uses oldest trick in the book to rob a mobile phone store….the old finger in the pants pocket pretending to be a gun trick!
On August 23, 2016, at 3:49 pm, an unknown Hispanic male entered a Metro PCS store located 721 Adams Avenue , Philadelphia, while a second Hispanic male stood outside guarding the door.
Once inside the store the suspect went behind the counter with his right hand in his pants pocket simulating he was armed with a weapon.
When the employee, a 22 year-old female, told the suspect he was not allowed behind the counter he demanded the employee to give him the money in the safe while threatening he if she did not comply.
After giving the suspect placing the money from the cash register inside a bag both suspects suspect fled the store and were last seen south on the 5300 block of Howland Street. There were no injuries reported during this incident.
Suspect #1: Hispanic male, 20 years-of-age, 5’8”, thin build, brown complected, beard, tattoos on both arms, wearing a black shirt (with Polo logo), tan camouflage shorts, black & white sneakers.
Suspect #2: Hispanic male, 20 years-of-age, short hair, tattoos on both arms and hands, wearing, a white tank top, red shirt with black stripes, jeans shorts, and red sneakers.
If you see these suspects do not approach, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
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If you have any information about this crime or these suspect, please contact:
Northeast Detective Division:
Det. Gilman #934