Philadelphia Police Say Multiple Armed Robberies Could be Tied Together

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The Philadelphia Police Department said on Saturday that multiple robberies across the city could be related.

According to the Southwest Detective Division, detectives are investigating a robbery pattern that has developed in the 6th & 18th Districts.

“Investigators are attempting to locate suspects who were seen driving in a gray 2013-2022 BMW 530I, four-door sedan, with sunroof, and tinted windows. T

“The occupants should be considered armed and dangerous,” police said.

Police detailed the following three incidents:

On May 12, 2022, at 10:54 PM, the complainant was walking on the 1xx block of S. 30th St. when three males exited a dark-colored vehicle and pushed him against the wall. One of the offenders placed a gun to his head and demanded his watch. The offenders got back in the vehicle driven by a fourth male and fled north on 30th St, then east on Chestnut St. Taken was the complainant’s silver Breitling watch valued at $30,000.

On May 15, 2022, at 1:47 AM, the complainants were walking south on the 200 block of N. 12th St when they were approached by two to three males. The offenders exited from a vehicle that was parked on the side of the road, pointed black handguns at the complainants and told the complainants to “Gimmie your watch. Gimmie your stuff.” Taken was (2) purses containing $60, credit cards, various documents, and (1) watch. The offenders got back inside of the vehicle and fled south from the 200 block of N. 12th Street.

On May 15, 2022, at approximately 2:14 AM, the complainant was walking with friends west on Pine Street. As they got to the corner of Preston and Pine Street a dark colored sedan pulled up next to them. Two black males exited the vehicle with guns and demanded valuables from the complainants. The complainant surrendered his Tag Heuer watch valued at $3000. The males get back into the sedan and fled.