Crystal clear picture of grocery robbery suspect
SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA - April 4, 2012 (WPVI) -- Police have released remarkably clear surveillance footage in hopes of identifying a suspect wanted in the robbery of a grocery store in Southwest Philadelphia.
According to investigators, it was approximately 8:49 p.m. on March 14, 2012 when two armed males entered the Peralta Grocery Store, located at 6935 Dicks Avenue.
PHOTOS: Images of the robbery suspects
Both suspects approached the counter, pointed their handguns at the store employee and demanded money.
One of the suspects leaned over the counter and took $300 in cash from the register and several packs of cigarettes. However, in the process a security camera was able to capture a close, clear picture of him.
Both suspect then fled the store on foot.
The first suspect is described as a black male, standing 5'6"-5'8", 160 lbs, wearing a black Nike hooded sweatshirt, and armed with a black revolver.
The second suspect is described as a black male, standing 5'7", 160 lbs, wearing a white tank top with a black shirt covering his face, and armed with a silver handgun.
If you have any information about the identity of the suspects or their whereabouts you are asked to contact police at 215-686-TIPS (8477).
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