Two Males Rob Philly Bar at Gunpoint: Surveillance Video Released

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.

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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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