Wanted: Suspects for Robbery in the 17th District [VIDEO]


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On June 22, 2013, at 11:30am, three unknown males approached the Kerrs Building Materials store located at 1528 Washington Avenue in Graduate Hospital. One of the suspects stood by the office door acting as a lookout while the other two suspects entered the office area armed with a handgun demanding money. Both suspects then went behind the counter taking money from the cash register drawer. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash the suspects fled on foot south on the 1000 block of South 16th Street.






  • Suspect Description:
    Suspect #1: Black male, 20 years-of-age, dark complexion, 5’7”, medium build, 145 lbs, wearing blue shorts, white tank top, black sneakers and armed with a handgun.
    Suspect #2: Black male, 20 years-of-age, dark complexion, 5’8”, 140 lbs, medium build, black shorts, white tank top, black shoes with an orange towel around his neck.
    Suspect #3: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 6’0″, 160 lbs, thin build, wearing a gray shirt.
  • To view the surveillance video: Visit The Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel or visit http://phillypolice.com/news
  • If you see these suspects do not approach them, contact 911 immediately.
  • To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
  • Use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.


If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact:
South Detectives Division
Det. Caldwell #784
DC# 13-17-028080

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