Father, daughter robbed walking in West Oak Lane

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Police are looking for the suspect who allegedly robbed a father and daughter in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane neighborhood. (WPVI)

Police are looking for the suspect who allegedly robbed a father and daughter in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane neighborhood.

The incident happened around 11:13 a.m. on July 10 on the 2100 block of Stenton Avenue.

A 53-year-old man, and his 13-year-old daughter were walking, when they were approached by an unknown male.

That male allegedly placed a gun in the teen's back, and told her father to give him everything, or he would shoot the girl.

The victim reached into his pocket, and gave the suspect an unknown amount of cash, and a cell phone.

The suspect then walked away, but the victim attempted to follow him.

The suspect then pointed the gun at the victim, and told him to walk the other way, police say.

The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

No shots were fired or injuries reported during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years-of-age, dark complected, 180lbs, and clean shaven. He was wearing a blue baseball cap, white tee shirt, and blue or black jeans.

Anyone with information about this crime or this suspect is asked to call. Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353/3354.
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