Friday, December 26, 2014

Video: Cops seek box cutter-wielding robber in Northeast Philadelphia

Recognize the thug in this video? Cops are looking for him in connection with a robbery at a hardware store in Castor.

Video: Cops seek box cutter-wielding robber in Northeast Philadelphia

Recognize the thug in this video? Cops are looking for him in connection with a robbery at a hardware store in Castor.

Check out the police department's website for more info on the crime, in which police say the man walked into the store on Castor Avenue and pulled a box cutter on an employee, demanding cash from the register.

Tipsters should call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153, the tip line at 215-686-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847). As in any crime, tipsters can remain anonymous.

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