Man wanted for armed robbery in Southwest Philadelphia

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Monday, December 28, 2015
Man wanted for armed robbery in Southwest Philadelphia

SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are looking for the man who they say robbed a mini market in Southwest Philadelphia.

It happened on December 22 at the R+J Mini Market, located at 5358 Woodland Avenue.

It was approximately 5 p.m. when the suspect entered the store. Surveillance cameras captured the suspect as he made his way to the rear of the store. That's where he approached an employee, pulled out a handgun, and demanded money.

After taking an undetermined amount of cash the suspect fled.

The suspect is described as a black male, medium brown complexion, facial hair, 5'9, 185lbs, medium build, wearing all black clothing, and armed with a handgun.

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

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. Use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.

All tips will be confidential.