Published on Dec 5, 2013
The Philadelphia Police Department's Southwest Detectives Division is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect who robbed the A&M Grocery Store in Overbrook.
On December 1, 2013, at 12:22 pm, at the A&M Grocery store located at 6572 Lansdowne Avenue, an unknown male entered the store and walked behind the counter pointing a handgun at an employee demanding money. Once the employee opened the cash register the suspect took an undetermined amount of money then fled the store and was last seen east on the 6500 block of Lansdowne Avenue.
Suspect Description: Black male, 20 years-of-age, heavy build, wearing a black hooded jacket with pockets on the chest and shoulder straps, gray cargo pants, black Nike sneakers and black gloves.
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. Gilson #7609