Multiple Robberies 19th District





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Published on Jan 29, 2014

The Philadelphia Police Department's Southwest Detectives Division is looking for the suspect wanted for multiple robberies in Overbrook and Carroll Park.

Incident #1:
DC # 14-19-003794
SWDD # 14-495
Det. Blackwell # 9045

Robbery 7600 Brockton Rd

On January 13, 2014, at 8:00 pm, the complainant, a 60 year-old female, was on the 7600 block of Brockton Road when she was approached from behind by an unknown male who put her in a choke hold and stated "don't turn around or I will shoot you", "give me your bag". The suspect then threw the complainant to the ground taking her groceries and purse. Taken was a cricket cell phone, a Kindle fire, $100 in cash, and purse containing identification.

Suspect Description: Black male, 6'1″, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.

Incident #2:
DC # 14-19-006480
SWDD # 14-956
Det. Sheridan # 956

On January 21, 2014, at 7:19pm, the complainant, a 35 year-old female, while carrying groceries into her house on the 7500 block of Malvern Avenue, she was startled from behind by an unknown male who pulled a knife demanding she give him everything in her possession. After the complainant dropped her purse and fled into her residence, the suspect fled taking the complainant's purse, identification, bank card, black Motorola cell phone and $100 in cash.

Suspect Description: Black male, 18-20 years-of-age, 5'7″, 150 lbs., wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, and a black ski mask.

Incident #3:
DC # 14-19-006950
SWDD # 14-944
Det. Sellers # 7613

On January 24, 2014, at 7:15AM, the complainant, a 51 year-old-female, was dropping off her grandchildren on the 6700 block of Lansdowne Avenue when she was approached from behind by an unknown male armed with a knife stating, "You don't want anything to happen to these kids" while grabbing the bottom of the bag the complainant was holding. After the suspect lunged at her and the children, the complainant let go of the bag. After taking the complainant's bag, the suspect fled through the playground and into the woods. Taken was a gray bag containing identification and credit cards.

Suspect Description: Black male, thin build, wearing a black coat, and a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Incident #4:
DC # 14-19-006962
SWDD# 14-945
Det. Farrell # 996

On January 24, 2014, at 8:52am, the complainant, a 55 years-old female, was walking on the 1200 block of North 57th Street to the bus stop when she was pushed from behind by an unknown person. The person grabbed the complainant's tote bag and ran west through the park area. Taken was a bag containing a 10' Samsung tablet, HTC smart phone, small black pocketbook, debit card, keys, chargers and identification.

Suspect Description: Possibly male, wearing a cream or white colored hooded jacket, and a black backpack.

Incident #5:
DC # 14-19-008308
SWDD #14-1166
Det. Eves # 721

On January 29, 2014, at 6:27am, the complainant, a 28 year-old female, while she was walking on the 7500 block of Lansdowne Avenue to the bus stop an unknown male approached her from behind tried to take her purse off her shoulder. When the complainant pulled away from the male and tried to run, the offender tackled her to the ground, pulled a knife out and put it to the complainants neck stating, "give me the bag before I stab you". The suspect pulled the purse from the complainant. Taken was the complainant's purse, identification, wallet, gray ankle boots and $140 in cash.

Suspect Description: Black male, 5'8″, thin build, wearing a green and black army jacket, black pants, and a white scarf around his face.

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 these crimes or this suspect, please contact:
Southwest Detectives Division

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