Northeast Times

Search is on for two men who burst into Frankford store, beat up owner

Two men used their fists to beat a Frank­ford gro­cery store own­er and rob his store last Wed­nes­day even­ing. De­tect­ives hope that day­light sur­veil­lance video will help their search for the sus­pects.

The crime oc­curred at 8 p.m. at the Tor­res­dale Mart and Pizza, at 5234 Tor­res­dale Ave. The two men entered the busi­ness wear­ing gloves and masks. One of the rob­bers as­saul­ted a clerk while the oth­er grabbed cash from the re­gister, along with ci­gar­ettes and vari­ous oth­er items, be­fore run­ning west on Brill Street, po­lice said.

A video of the crime can be viewed at philly­po­lice.com/news. Po­lice did not re­lease de­scrip­tions of the rob­bers. Call 215-686-TIPS or send a text mes­sage to PP­DTIP or 773847 to re­port in­form­a­tion about them. ••

You can reach at wkenny@bsmphilly.com.

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