UPDATED (VIDEO) Police Seek Northeast Philadelphia Serial Robber

Police are seeking information on a suspect wanted for multiple armed robberies in Northeast Philadelphia.

In the first incident, the man entered the Grace Dollar at 6900 Bustleton Avenue at 5:15 p.m. September 10 and pointed a handgun at an employee, demanding money.

A second employee opened the register and gave the suspet $200. He fled northbound on Bustleton Avenue on a blue bicycle.

The surveillance video reveals that a second person may have acted as a lookout. He is described as a white man between 16 and 17 year of age with short dark hair.

Two days later on Monday, a suspect police believe to be the same man robbed the Rong Nail Salon on the 7100 block of Bustleton Avenue at 3:40 p.m. After threatening an employee with a handgun, he made away with $80.

Last night, the suspect robbed at gunpoint the Asia Express Restaurant on the 7200 block of Castor Avenue shortly before 11 p.m. He made away with $100.

Descriptions of the suspect vary, but he is believed to be a black male between 16 and 26 years of age and between 5-foot-two and 5-foot-ten with a thin build, medium complexion and tattoos on his arm.

Anyone with information about the incident or suspect is asked to call the Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153 or 3154 or 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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