Armed store robbery caught on camera in Philadelphia

September 6, 2012 11:25:42 AM PDT
Philadelphia Police are asking for the public's help identifying two masked men who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint.

RELATED: Watch the police surveillance video

It happened Sunday September 2nd at 7:30 p.m.

Police say the men walked into the Deals Store in the 300 block of West Chelten Avenue.

One man pulled out a handgun and demanded money as the second man grabbed a female worker and forced her to open the cash register.

The men made off with an undetermined amount of cash.

Investigators have released the following descriptions of the bandits:

Suspect 1: Black male, light complexion, 20-26 years of age, 5'10' - 6', thin build, wearing a white t-shirt, blue/gray shorts, black sneakers and dark ski mask.

Suspect 2: Black or Latino male, medium complexion, 20-26 years of age, thin build, wearing a black shirt, black pants with a blue stripe, grayish/brown boots and a dark ski mask.

Anyone who sees either man is asked to call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information or tips can contact police by telephone at 215-546-TIPS or text a tip to PPD TIP or to 773847 or use this electronic form.


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