PHILADELPHIA, PA — In a terrifying turn of events, two males armed with handguns robbed Phil’s Place Bar in Philadelphia at gunpoint.
The robbery occurred on July 26, 2022, at 12:30 am. Video surveillance from the bar shows that the two offenders entered the establishment around 11 pm and stayed there for approximately 1.5 hours before committing the robbery. Offender #1 took out a handgun and pointed it at two patrons and the bartender, while offender #2 jumped over the bar and grabbed the bartender. They made off with $1500 and fled north on 2nd street after shooting one round into the air.
The first suspect is described as having a medium build, medium brown skin, and a beard. He was wearing black pants and an Under Armour shirt. The second suspect is described as having a medium build, dark skin, and braided hair with a red bandana around his head. He was wearing black pants, a shirt, and red and black sneakers. Both suspects have a large neck tattoo on both sides of their necks.
If you see these suspects, do not approach them. Contact 911 immediately. If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353/3354. You can also submit a tip via telephone by dialing 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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