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Police: Suspect wanted for armed robbery in Kensington

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who allegedly robbed a man in the city's Kensington section.

The incident happened back on December 1st in the 1400 block of North Howard Street.

According to police, the victim, a 29-year-old man was approached by the suspect who was armed with a handgun.

They say the suspect threatened the victim and demanded money.

He then fled with the victim's iPhone and a wallet containing $60 in cash, credit cards and identification, police say.

He was last seen going south on Howard Street toward Master Street.

The suspect is described as a black male, dark complexion, 25-35 years-of-age, 5"8"-5-10" tall and 170 pounds.

He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

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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