Philadelphia, PA-Robbery at Northern Liberties
Published on Mar 22, 2016
Central Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a robbery in Northern Liberties.
On March 17, 2016, at 10:42 pm, the complainant,a 41 year-old female, was walking west on the 400 block of Brown Street when she was approached by an unknown male from behind and pulling on her purse. When the complainant turned the suspect pulled the purse from her hand demanding the complainant’s phone which she refused. The suspect then pulled a handgun and again demanding the complainant’s cell phone. After refusing the suspects demands for her cellphone, the suspect fled on foot and was last seen west on Brown Street where he entered the passenger seat of a waiting older model dark vehicle, possibly a Toyota, parked on Brown at Lawrence Street and flees east on Brown Street. Taken was the complainant’s purse containing her passport, $350 in cash, $300 worth of Apple I-Tunes gift cards, and an unknown amount of bank checks.
Suspect Description: Black male, early 20 years-of-age, 5’5", 220lbs, heavy build, short hair, clean shaven, wearing red camouflaged pants, dark colored hooded sweatshirt.
If you see this suspect do not approach, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
All tips will be confidential.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Central Detective Division
Det. Dunne #635
Address:400 Brown St
Mar 30, 2016