Bustleton Dairy Queen robbery suspect sought

February 25, 2013 2:12:22 PM PST
Philadelphia police are trying to identify the suspect in the robbery of a Dairy Queen restaurant in the city's Bustleton section.

It was 8:40 p.m. on February 14th when the man entered a Dairy Queen located at 1619 Grant Avenue.

The suspect allegedly approached the counter, told an employee he had a gun, and then demanded that she turn over money from the register.

The employee complied with the demands, handing over an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20-25 years-of-age, 5'6"-5'7", with a medium build. He was wearing a green hat with a brown/tan hooded sweatshirt and a brown jacket with a black bandana around his neck.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact police. To submit a tip anonymously by telephone, dial 215-686-8477 or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.