6 arrested for various crimes in Philadelphia

Issued by Philadelphia Police on 2/18/14:   Kenneth Rogers is 18 years-of-age and is from the 3900 block of Elson Street. Rogers was arrested on January 8, 2014, and is charged with robbery and related offenses.   According to Philadelphia Police:   On December 2, 2013, at 12:25 pm, the suspect entered City News Tobacco store located on the 2600 block of South Franklin Street and acted as though he was making a purchase. During the sale when the employee opened the cash register, the suspect suddenly jumped over the counter violently attacking the employee and taking an undetermined amount of cash from the register drawer. After taking the money the suspect fled the store on foot in an unknown direction.
February 18, 2014 11:10:05 AM PST