Two teens charged with robbing a 72-year old in Germantown

Philadelphia Police announced Friday that two teenagers have been arrested in connection to a robbery that recently unfolded inside a Chinese restaurant in Germantown.

Tyrell Langford, 19, of the 400 block of East Ashmead Street, has been charged with robbery and related offenses in connection to a robbery that occurred on the 100 block of Chelten Avenue on June 29.

The name of Langford’s accomplice, a 16-year-old male, was not released because of his juvenile status. The youth is being similarly charged.

According to police, the two males entered the Chinese restaurant at 5:30 p.m. and assaulted a 72 year-old man while he was picking up his take-out order.

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One of the offenders punched the victim, knocking him to the floor. One of the suspects then took the man’s wallet.

The suspects fled on foot towards Knox Street.

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