Suspects wanted in citywide robbery spree

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects wanted in connection with a crime spree involving over a dozen robberies throughout the city over the last several months.

The first incident happened back on March 5 at a Citgo gas station on the 1100 block of East Susquehanna Street.

The pair pointed a handgun at the clerk and stole cash from the register before fleeing the scene.

They returned to the gas station again on April 3 and stole money and cigarettes from the counter.

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Minutes after leaving the gas station, they robbed a 7-Eleven store on the 2100 block of West Lombard Street.

When the employee tried to run from the store, one of the suspects pulled a handgun from the sleeve of his hooded sweatshirt and demanded cash from the register.

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But investigators say this was just the tip of the iceberg.

The pair has also hit up pizza shops, bars, restaurants, a steak shop, and even robbed people on the street over the last several weeks - at least 14 robberies in total.

Some other locations include:

- February 2 at Elzina Bar located on the 5600 block of Master Street
- March 7 at Vincent's Pizza located on the 6400 block of Lansdowne Avenue
- March 7 at Jim's Steaks located on the 400 block of North 62nd Street
- April 1 outside a residence on the 2200 block of North Lawrence Street
- April 10 at Germantown Pizza located on the 1500 block of North 4th Street
- April 17 on the 300 block of Belgrade Street
- April 19 at 8th Street and Jefferson Street
- April 23 at the Ho May House restaurant located at 4401 North 5th Street
- May 13 at Sidekicks Sports Bar located on the 2200 block of North 2nd Street
- May 19 at the Playmaker Bar located on the 900 block of North 28th Street
- May 19 at Roy's Lounge and Seafood restaurant located on the 1900 block of West Hunting Park Avenue

If you see these suspects do not approach them, contact 911 immediately.

Police are asking anyone with any information on these robberies to call 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

You can also submit an anonymous tip online at

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