Man robs Philadelphia cell phone store twice

PHILADELPHIA - November 27, 2013

It was 5:00 p.m. on November 16th when the suspect entered the Metro PCS store located at 4099 Lancaster Avenue armed with a handgun and demanded money. After an employee handed over some cash, the suspect fled the store and was last seen west on Lancaster Avenue.

Then at 6:22 p.m. on November 22nd, the same suspect returned to the store, again armed with a handgun demanding money.

After taking a money from the cash register the suspect pointed the gun at a customer demanding money. The customer surrendered what money they had, and that's when the suspect fled the area.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 25-years-old, 5'7", 160 pounds, with a dark complexion. In the first incident he was wearing a black jacket with a red hooded sweatshirt underneath, and a black and yellow scarf. During the second robbery he wore a dark colored zip up hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through

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