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Philadelphia, PA-Robbery at Botanica Chango in Upper Kensington.
Published on Aug 7, 2013
The Philadelphia Police Department's East Detectives Division is looking to identify the suspect who robbed Botanica Chango in Upper Kensington.
On August 6, 2013, at 10:22am, while complaint #1, a 44 year-old female, was working inside Botanica Chango located at 3000 North Front Street along with complainant #2, a 54 year-old male, an unknown female entered the store and purchased a candle. After the purchase the offender took an undisclosed amount of cash that was sitting on the counter and walked out of the store. Complainant #1 then notified complainant #2, when both complainants followed the offender outside. When the offender was stopped outside of the store, they began to struggle over the money. When the offender gave the complainant the money, she fled onto 3000 Lee Street. When Complainant #2 followed the offender she removed a box cutter and pointed it at him and was last seen in an alleyway on the 3000 block of Lee Street.
Suspect Description: Black female, 25-30 years-of-age, 5'8", 180 lbs, wearing a black wig, brown hooded sweatshirt, white tank top, red spandex pants, white crocks and carrying a black nylon bag.
If you see this suspect do not approach her, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
East Detectives Division
Det. Daly #746
Det. Kahlan #732
Address:3000 North Front Street
Aug 11, 2013