Philly PD Asks for Help to Find Men Who Held Up Teens at Gunpoint

PHILADELPHIA, PA — In a brazen act, two men held up two teens at gunpoint in North Philadelphia and made off with their belongings. The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects.

The robbery occurred on November 17, 2022, at 6:33 PM when the victims were exiting a septa train. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and demanded the victims’ belongings. After fleeing from the scene, the victims noticed one of the suspects coming out of the northwest side septa platform with their book bag containing an iPhone 13, laptop computers, identification, clothing and sneakers.

The suspects are black males, between 5’10” and 6’1″, with thin builds. The first suspect was wearing a black “Bape” jacket, multi-color hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and dark shoes. He had a tattoo on his left hand. The second suspect was wearing a light-colored coat, hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and dark shoes.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information about the suspects is urged to call 911 or contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477).

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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