Holdup in Hunting Park caught on video

January 28, 2013 3:04:01 PM PST
Philadelphia police are looking for two men in connection with a holdup that was caught on video.

The robbery happened at 2:30 p.m. January 18th in the 4300 block of North 5th Street.

Police say the victim was walking when he noticed two unknown men following him.

One of those men approached him, displayed a handgun, and demanded money.

Police say the victim was robbed of his cell phone and watch as the second suspect acted as a lookout.

Both men then fled on foot.

The crime happened in view of a nearby surveillance camera, and police posted the video online in an effort to catch the bandits.

The first suspect is described as a black male, about 18 years old, standing 5'9" tall. He was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, a two-tone black and gray coat and dark colored jeans.

The second suspect is described as a black male, about 20 years old. he was wearing a black coat and light colored jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through phillypolice.com.

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