Published on Dec 12, 2013
The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspects who robbed Carmen's Grocery store in Upper Kensington.
The incident occurred on December 11, 2013, at 9:50 pm, when two unknown males, one who was armed with a handgun, entered Carmen's Grocery store located at 767 East Allegheny Avenue. Once inside the store suspect #1 held one of the employees at gunpoint while the second suspect when behind the counter and approached a second employee demanding money. While behind the counter the suspect opened the cash register taking an undetermined amount of money from the drawer. After taking the money both suspects fled and were last seen north on G Street from Allegheny Avenue.
Suspect #1: Hispanic male, light complected, 6'1", 20 years-of-age, thin, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black Chicago Bulls baseball hat with a red brim, yellow bandana, black track pants with white stripe on the side of legs, red and white gloves and armed with a handgun.
Suspect #2: Hispanic male, olive complexion, goatee, 5'6"-5'8", medium build, 24 years-of-age, wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, dark blue jeans and dark colored gloves.
If you see these suspects do not approach them, 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 these suspects, please contact:
East Detectives Division
Det. Liebsch #9220
Det. Green 8032