Police Trying to ID West Philadelphia Armed Robbery Suspects

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police are requesting the public’s help locating suspects in the armed robbery of a male victim.

Detectives state that the gunpoint robbery occurred in West Philadelphia on October 11, 2021. Shortly before 11:00 pm, two men attacked another man as they were standing outside a bar along the 6000 block of Market Street. During the incident, one of the offenders pulled out a semiautomatic handgun and pointed it at the victim’s head as the other offender stole the victim’s registered firearm from him before both suspects fled the scene. The incident was captured by video surveillance.

Suspect #1 is described that a black male, 25-30 years of age, 5’8″ tall with a stocky build and beard, wearing a black New Balance long-sleeved sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes.

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Suspect #2 is described that a black male, 25-30 years of age, 6’2″ tall with a thin build and facial hair, wearing a black Adidas sweatshirt, black Adidas pants with white stripes on the side and light-colored sneakers.

If you have any information about this crime or these suspects please contact Philadelphia Police Department’s Southwest Detective Division at 215-686-3183/3184, reference DC 21-18-054977.

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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