Police searching for two suspects in Chinese take-out robbery

Philadelphia police are searching for two men believed to be behind a Friday afternoon robbery that unfolded inside a Germantown restaurant.

On June 29, the suspects entered a Chinese take-out shop on the 100 block of W. Chelten. Ave. and stole a 72-year-old man’s wallet after punching and knocking him to the ground, according to police.

The victim was reportedly at the counter prior to the incident. The offenders then stepped inside the establishment and appeared to be waiting for service before the attack.

The victim did not seek medical attention.

One of the assailants is described as a 20-year-old black man with a thin build and short hair. He was reportedly wearing a gray tank top, blue shorts and blue sneakers at the time of the incident.

The other assailant is also a 20-year-old black man with short hair. He was reportedly wearing a white T-Shirt, light blue shorts and black and white sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information about the crime to contact the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353/3354.

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