On Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 8:30 pm, an unknown black male entered the 55th Deli Market located at 1301 North 55th Street and retrieved a beverage from the refrigerator and approached the cash register. Once at the cash register the suspect pulled a handgun and violently grabs an employee, a 44 year-old male, and assaults him with the firearm. After the suspect took an unknown amount of money from the cash register he fled in an unknown direction.
Suspect Description: Black male, mid to late 20 years-of-age, thin build, mustache, goatee and side burns, gap between front teeth, wearing a black vest with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath, jeans, black winter hat, and armed with a black handgun.
If you see this suspect do not approach, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
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If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Southwest Detective Division:
Det. Fegley #769