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Police seek two robbers in Wissinoming heist

Sur­veil­lance photo

Po­lice are try­ing to identi­fy two men who were in­volved in the gun­point rob­bery of a con­veni­ence store in Wissi­nom­ing on Dec. 3.

Sur­veil­lance cam­er­as filmed the en­tire heist, which oc­curred at the Coun­try Farm store, 6301 Tor­res­dale Ave. The lead rob­ber entered the store at about 6:58 p.m. as em­ploy­ees were clos­ing the busi­ness for the night. The crook did not im­me­di­ately an­nounce a rob­bery. In­stead, he ap­proached a cash­ier and in­dic­ated that he wanted to buy something.

The lead rob­ber then ex­ited the store, only to re­turn a few mo­ments later with a second rob­ber, who had a sil­ver re­volver in his hand. The crooks forced two em­ploy­ees to the floor and stole an un­spe­cified amount of cash from the re­gister, along with a cell phone. They ran west on Levick Street.

Po­lice de­scribed the lead rob­ber as white or His­pan­ic, about 30 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall and about 180 pounds. He wore a gray hooded sweat­shirt over a black hooded sweat­shirt along with blue jeans, tan boots and gloves. The gun­man was de­scribed as black, about 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 230 pounds. He wore a black jack­et over a white hooded sweat­shirt and gloves.

Vis­it the Phil­adelphia Po­lice chan­nel on You­Tube.com to view the sur­veil­lance video. Call 215-686-TIPS or text to PP­DTIP to re­port in­form­a­tion. ••

You can reach at wkenny@bsmphilly.com.

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