The Philadelphia Police Department and the Shooting Investigation Group is asking for the public’s assistance identifying two suspects which are wanted for armed robberies of Asian-owned nail salons on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023.
The first robbery occurred around 4:30 pm at the Happy Family Nail Salon and Spa located at 1100 W. Girard Ave. The second occurred three hours later inside Nails In The City at 2401 Aramingo Ave. In both cases, the two suspects entered the business wearing women’s Muslim garbs with masks. All employees were held at gunpoint while their wallets and ID’s were taken. Cash was also stolen from the registers. One Store employee was shot in the leg during the Aramingo Ave robbery after pursuing the suspects. She was later treated and listed in stable condition.
- Suspect Description:
Suspect #1: Black male, 6 feet tall, stocky build, wearing a black & white print Muslim garb, orange face mask, grey gloves, black pants, black & white “Nike” sneakers, grey & white mechanic style gloves.
Suspect #2: Black male, 5’10n, thin build, cheetah or leopard print Muslim garb, blue or purple face mask, black pants, white sneakers, grey & white mechanic style gloves.
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