Published on Apr 29, 2014
Southwest Detective Division is looking to identify the suspect who robbed a dollar store in Cobbs Creek.
On Thursday, April, 24, 2014, at 9:41 pm, an employee working at Family Dollar located at 5701 Walnut Street stated an unknown male with a shopping cart approached her asking questions about store items. As the employee was putting store items away the offender approached her several times asking about employment and store staffing levels. The offender then left the store returning a short time later and went to a register with his shopping cart. As the employee began to scan the merchandise, the suspect pulled a handgun forcing the employee to place money from the cash register in a cooler. After the employee placed the money from her register in the suspect's cooler he then went to a second cash register demanding the money also to be place into the cooler. After taking an undetermined amount of money the suspect fled the store and was last seen towards Alden Street.
Suspect Description: Black male, dark complected, tattoo on his hand, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with "Old Navy" on the front, and dark colored pants.
If you see this suspect do not approach him, 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:
Southwest Detectives Division
Det. Davis #944