Germantown grocery story robbed at gunpoint

Police are seeking suspects who robbed Germantown’s Papi’s Grocery store on Dec. 21. 

At 4:35 p.m. an employee of the grocery store was behind the counter when three unknown males — two armed with handguns — entered the store. 

One of the armed suspected pointed their handgun the employee demanding money. The suspect quickly grew impaitient with the employee and jumped over the counter, taking $2,300 in cash, two cellphones and several cigarettes. 

The suspects then fled and were last seen entering an unidentified vehicle traveling on Baynton Street towards Tulpehocken Street. 

The first suspect is described as a 6’0″ black male with an athletic build, a light complextion and big eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt with thick white drawstrings, black pants, a black knit hat, white sneakers with a black stripe, red underwear, a light-colored scarf covering his face and black rubber gloves. He was armed with a handgun. 

The second suspect is described as a 5’10” black male with a thick build and a dark complextion. He was last seen wearing a white/turquoise hooded sweatshirt, black pants, red underwear, black Nike sneakers and a white scarf that covered his face. He was armed with a handgun. 

The third suspect is described as a 5’6″ to 5’7″ black male with a thin build and dark complextion. He was last seen wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt pulled to the top of his head, black pants and black/red sneakers with white soles. 

To submit a tip via telephone call (215)686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. Use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.

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