Armed robbery at beauty supply store in Hunting Park
HUNTING PARK - November 29, 2013 (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are asking for help finding the armed suspects who robbed a beauty supply store in Hunting Park.
It happened around 6:00 Wednesday evening at Wild & Crazy Beauty Supply pm the 4300 block of North Broad Street.
Authorities say two male suspects came in with their hoods up and their faces covered. The men were armed with an AR15 style assault rifle.
Watch surveillance video from the scene.
Once inside the store, one of the men allegedly points the rifle at an employee and demands they fill a bag with money.
After getting an undetermined amount of cash from the register, both men fled on foot.
The first suspect is described as a black male, late teens to early 20 years-of-age with a medium build. He had his face covered with a black neoprene ski mask and was wearing a black Nike hooded sweatshirt, black colored pants, Armani Exchange belt and dark colored sneakers. He was also armed with the assault rifle.
The second suspect is described as a black male, late teens to early 20 years-of-age with a medium build. His face was covered with an animal print mask and he was wearing a gray hooded Adidas sweatshirt with the Adidas logo in black on the front, dark colored pants and gray sneakers with bright red laces.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through PhillyPolice.com.
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