Caught on Cam: Man Throws Beer Bottle, Pulls Gun on Worker

Police say man turned himself in after seeing surveillance video on local news

The man who Philadelphia police way was caught on surveillance video attacking and threatening a clerk at a craft beer store turned himself in yesterday.

Frederick Robinson, 33, of the 2900 block of W Nicholas Street surrendered after seeing video of the attack aired on local news stations, according to police.

Robinson is accused of attacking a clerk around 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Beer Heaven craft beer store near Penn's Landing.

On the video, police say, you see the suspect arguing with the 43-year-old clerk over a previous purchase.


The man's female companion was able to restrain him and wrestle the suspect out of the store, but police say that's when the suspect rushed back into the store and became really violent.

The suspect threw a beer bottle at the clerk. After the clerk jumped the counter, the suspect pulled a gun then kicked the employee before he and his friend left the store through the strip mall.

Robinson faces aggravated assault and related offenses, according to police.

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