Suspect sought in Phila. phone store robbery

Police are looking for this man following a robbery at the Cricket store at 5607 North 5th Street around 6:25 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15th. The suspect is described as a black male around 5'9" to 5'11" tall. He has a stocky build, may be bald, and had mustache and a beard described as "fluffy." He wore a Phillies baseball cap, a beighe Polo jacket, blue jeans and tan Timberland boots. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353 or 215-686-3354.

March 16, 2011 9:16:25 AM PDT
Police are looking for a man caught on camera robbing a cell phone store in Philadelphia at gunpoint.

The robbery happened around 6:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Cricket store at 5607 North 5th Street.

The video shows a man walking into the store. He then pulls out a gun and aims it at an employee.

Police did not immediately say what the man stole. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a black male around 5'9" to 5'11" tall. He has a stocky build, may be bald, and had a mustache and a beard described as "fluffy."

He wore a Phillies baseball cap, a beige Polo jacket, blue jeans and tan Timberland boots.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353 or 215-686-3354.


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