Man with hammer, woman rob Somerton Wawa

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 04:25PM
The search is on for two bandits who got away with cigarettes from a Northeast Philadelphia Wawa.

SOMERTON - Two robbers swiped a trash bag full of cash and cigarettes from a Wawa in the Philadelphia's Somerton section.

It happened in the 14000 block of Bustleton Avenue around 5:35 a.m. Monday.

Police say the male suspect, armed with a hammer, told the employee to move out of the way and began hitting the registers.

The female grabbed numerous cartons of cigarettes and placed them inside a trash bag.

Both suspects then fled the store and were last seen heading northbound through the parking lot, then onto Philmont Avenue toward Street Road.

The first suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, 6 feet tall, medium build, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt underneath two black jackets, blue jeans, and armed with a hammer.

The second suspect is described as a white female, mid-30s, wearing a baseball hat with a black-and-yellow brim, black jacket, blue jeans, and possibly red or pink shoes.

Anyone with information should call Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153/3154.
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