Gunpoint robbers target boy, 13, in Strawberry Mansion

February 20, 2013 10:05:02 AM PST
Philadelphia Police are tracking four men who robbed a 13-year-old boy at gunpoint in Strawberry Mansion.

Watch the surveillance video on the Philadelphia Police Department's YouTube channel

All four were caught on camera before the February 15th holdup at a take-out restaurant in the 1900 block of North 31st Street.

Police say the boy was inside the restaurant at about 7:30 p.m. when the four suspects approached him.

One pulled out a handgun and took the boy's money. All four then fled the area north on 31st Street.

Police have released the following descriptions of the men seen in the surveillance video:

Suspect #1: Black male, 18-23 years old, white jacket with a dark hood underneath.

Suspect #2: Black male, 18-23 years old, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a knit hat.

Suspect #3: Black male, 18-23 years old, wearing a two-tone North Face jacket.

Suspect #4: Black male, 18-23 years old, wearing a dark jacket with the letter "H" on the front and light-colored sleeves.

Anyone with information about this crime or these suspects is asked to contact Detective Domenic or Detective Waring at the Philadelphia Police Central Detectives Division, 215-686-3093/3094.


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