Police search for suspect in East Falls armed robbery

Philadelphia police continue to search for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred last week in the East Falls section of the city.

On Jan. 19, a 29-year-old man was approached while walking on the 3500 block of Indian Queen Lane around 8:12 p.m, according to police. The male suspect stole the victim’s iPhone and wallet.

Police are looking for a 5’10” Hispanic man between 18 and 20 years old. He was wearing a black hat, black “puffy” jacket and jeans at the time of the incident.

No injuries were reported. 

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