Published on Mar 18, 2014
East Detectives Division is looking to identify the suspect who robbed the Family Dollar Store in Hunting Park.
On March 16, 2014, at 7:15pm, an employee, a 22 year-old female, of Family Dollar Store located at 4617 North 5th Street was working as the cashier was giving change to a customer who had just made a purchase. As the employee opened the cash register drawer an unknown male who was standing in line behind the customer reached over the counter attempting to remove the cash drawer from the register. When the employee attempted to stop the suspect, he pulled a stun gun stating, "Don't do it or I will taze you!". When the employee stepped back the suspect took the cash register drawer and fled the store and was last seen entering a vehicle parked on the 400 block of West Courtland Street then fled east on Courtland Street then south on 4th Street.
Suspect Description: Black male, 30 years-of-age, light brown skin with freckles on his face, orange colored beard, 5'6"-5'7", 150 lbs., wearing a brown hooded jacket, black pants, tan boots, and armed with Taser.
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:
East Detectives Division
Det. Rossiter #9054
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