Armed Serial Robber on the Loose: Police

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    NEWSLETTERS

    TK
    Philadelphia Police

    Police are on the hunt for an armed serial robber who they say targeted several businesses in South Philadelphia.

    Credit: Philadelphia Police

    Police say the suspect first robbed the Terryin Restaurant on the 300 block of Snyder Avenue back on November 20, stealing $30 from the tip jar.

    The suspect then allegedly robbed the Lyn Grocery Store on the 2000 block of S. 4th Street, stealing $50.

    On Sunday, police say the suspect once again robbed Terryin Restaurant, this time stealing a cash register containing $400.

    Finally, on Monday, police say the armed suspect stole $500 from the register at South View Pizza on the 300 block of Durfor Street.

    The suspect is described as a thin, dark-skin male standing 5-foot-8 and weighing 130 pounds.

    During the November 30 robbery, police say the suspect was wearing a large black winter coat with brown fur around the hood and a black Nike backpack.

    During the December 2 robbery, police say the suspect was wearing a black mask, black jacket with fur around the hood and black pants.

    If you have any information on the suspect's whereabouts, please call police at 215-686-3013/3014.