WANTED: Suspect for multiple restaurant robberies in Northeast Philly

Police are searching for a man who they say robbed multiple Philadelphia restaurants in the past few days.

The first incident occurred on September 24 at 3:15 p.m. Police say an unknown black male entered Texas Chicken and Burger located at 3960 Kensington Avenue armed with a knife.

He allegedly jumped over the counter and pointed the knife at an employee, demanding that he open the register. After complying with the suspect's demands, the suspect grabbed an unknown amount of money then fled and was last seen west on Luzerne Street, police say.

The second incident happened on September 25 at 1:33 a.m. An unknown black male allegedly entered Jimmy’s House of Pizza located at 3871 L Street and pointed a knife at a 23 year-old-female employee.

Police say that after taking an undisclosed amount of money from the counter, the suspect fled on foot and was last seen north on L Street towards Luzerne Street.

The third incident happened on September 26 at 9:15 p.m. Police say an unknown black male entered Little Caesars located at 3668 Aramingo Avenue carrying a knife and approached the counter demanding money from the cash registers.

As one of the employees was away from one of the registers the suspect allegedly began removing money from the drawer. The suspect then forced an employee to open all the registers, and after taking an unknown amount of money the suspect fled the store and then entered the passenger side of a vehicle with dark tinted windows. Police say the suspect was last seen leaving the parking then going east toward Venango Street. There were no injuries reported during this incident. 

If you recognize this man, you are urged to contact police. 

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