Police Trying to ID West Philadelphia Armed Robbery Suspects

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police Department needs your help identifying suspects in a gunpoint robbery that occurred on January 22nd, 2022, in West Philadelphia.

Detectives state that the armed robbery occurred around 3:30 PM inside the Y & A Mini Market at 651 S 52nd Street. The victim was inside the store, cashing out lottery winnings. As he was leaving, a man inside the store pulled out a handgun and told the victim to drop the money. The victim complied and then left. The suspects picked up the money and fled east on the 5100 block of Catharine Street. The victim was not injured.

If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact Philadelphia’s Southwest Detective Division at 215-686-3183/3184, reference DC 21-18-003534.

Information is subject to change at any time. An arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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