Police are on the hunt for an armed robber with a love for video games as well as polo clothing.
On Friday at 7 p.m., police say the suspect entered a Dunkin Donuts on 5301 Chew Avenue armed with a handgun. The suspect aproached the counter, demanded money and stole an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing on foot through the parking lot, according to investigators.
On Sunday, at 11:55 a.m., police say the suspect entered the Game Stop on 5301 Avenue, armed with a handgun. The man was seen on surveillance video approaching the store employee and demanding money from the safe and cash registers. Police say the suspect then handed a backpack to the employee who placed an undetermined amount of cash, X-Box game system, X-Box game, cell phone and keys inside. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction.
On Monday, at 11:30 a.m, police say the suspect entered the Game Stop on 2900 North Broad Street where he pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the safe. The suspect was seen on surveillance video duct taping the employees and forcing them into the back of the store. While the suspect was in the front, police say the employees managed to lock themselves in the back room and call 911. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction after taking an undetermined amount of cash, PS3 game system and several video games.
The suspect is described as a stocky black male in his mid to late 20’s, standing between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 with a beard. During Friday's robbery, police say the suspect was wearing an orange Polo hat, black Nike windbreaker and black pants.
During the Sunday robbery, police say the suspect was wearing a dark button down shirt, dark baseball cap and dark pants while carrying a black and gray backpack and armed with a handgun.
During the Monday robbery, police say the suspect was wearing a blue and red Polo hat with a number 3 on the side and a blue Polo shirt with white lettering. At one point in the robbery, police say he then changed into a blue Polo shirt with a white Polo logo, dark shorts and white sneakers while carrying a black and gray backpack and armed with a handgun.
If you have any information on this suspect and crime, please call Philadelphia Police at 215-686-3352. The Citizens Crime Commission and the Game Stop Corporation are ofering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.
In: Regional News
Tags: crime spree, polo, philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (load item map)
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