Serial Robber Sweeping 22nd, 25th and 26th Districts
Philadelphia police are hoping the public can help track down a dangerous serial armed robber. This person has committed six commercial robberies in the 22nd, 25th and 26th districts. The suspect targets businesses. In each case, the suspect approached female employees, pointed a firearm at them, and demanded money.
The brazen robber committed multiple robberies within a short period of time, some on the same day. The suspect is described as a black male, mid to late 30s, wearing a black jacket and hat. In some of the incidents, the suspect was seen fleeing the crime scene on a black mountain bike.
Philadelphia Police are anxious to apprehend the suspect as quickly as possible. Many of the robberies occurred during the daytime, and demonstrate a certain level of confidence in the offender. Police are urging the public to come forward with any information to East Detectives. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
East Detective Division, 215-686-3243/3244
Det. Somogyi #608, Det. Dydak #632