Police Seeking Help to Identify Suspect in Multiple Armed Robberies

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Philadelphia’s Central Detective Division is seeking the public’s help identifying the individual seen in video clips.

Investigators state that on November 22, 2021, an unknown black male entered a restaurant located at 923 Race St at 8:40 pm armed with a knife demanding money from the register. When the employee told the suspect they could not open the cash register, the suspect took money from the tip jar then fled. A short time later at 9:10 pm, the suspect entered a second restaurant located at 234 N 10th St pulled out a large knife and demanded money. The suspect then took the money jar then fled.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25 years of age, 5’9″ tall, thin build, clean-shaven, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, black slide footwear, black socks and a blue mask.

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If you have any information about this crime or this suspect please contact Det. Kovach or Det. Palumbo of Philadelphia’s Central Detective Division at  215-686-3048, references DC 21-06-048928 and DC 21-06-048935.

Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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