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Police Need Public's Help Identifying Four Robbery Suspects

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They sucker-punched and robbed a 23-year-old male in Old City, and police need your help identifying the suspects.

The robbery happened on November 17th at around 2:45 a.m. on the 700 block of Sansom Street. According to Police, there are four suspects:

  • Suspect #1: Black male, 20 years-of-age, thin build, wearing a gray colored hooded sweatshirt, dark colored jeans and armed with a handgun.
  • Suspect #2: Black male, 20 years-of-age, thin build, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with a logo on the front and dark colored jeans.
  • Suspect #3: Black male, 20 years-of-age, thin build, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and dark colored jeans.
  • Suspect #4: Black male, 20 years-of-age, thin build, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and dark colored jeans.

Surveillance video shows the victim and two other friends walking into the Katz Imports jewelry store. The suspects follow them and camp outside, surveillance shows. Then according to the footage, the victim was walking back into while on his cell phone when one of the suspects punches him in the jaw from the side. After the victim falls to the ground, the three other suspects jump in and try to rob him, investigators say. The victim's two friends try their best to pull the victim into the store. Police confirm that the suspects took the victim's iPhone and fled west in a silver or gray Pontiac Grand Prix.

If you see these suspects, police say contact 911 immediately.

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. Anonymous forms can be submitted here.

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