Nearby: Would Be Robbers Use Ruse to Distract Victim at Comic Book Store
Lower Southampton Police are looking for two robbery suspects Thursday morning who beat a comic book store owner using a ruse to distract him.
According to Police the robbery occurred Sunday September 18th, the Comic Collection store, located at 83 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville.
The two involved males depicted in the images provided entered the store and asked the business owner to help them in getting merchandise off a high shelf. When the owner went up the ladder, one suspect violently knocked him off and he fell to the ground breaking his ribs police said.
The suspects began to beat the victim, tying him up, by knife point threatening to kill him if he did not cooperate, police said.
The suspects pulled two large duffel bags from a backpack and loaded them up with a laptop, the victim’s keys, cash, comic books, Pokemon cards, action figures, and other valuables They emptied his wallet and left his credit cards behind, police said.
The victim suffered numerous contusions, lacerations, as well as broken ribs said police.
Police describe the suspects as wearing black disposable latex gloves that were black to zip ties the victim.
The suspects left a duffel bags in the woods nearby while being pursued by authorities, police said
Suspect #1 wore a black hoodie, jeans, sneakers, a beanie, and black covid mask during the robbery. While running from responding Officers he removed the hoodie and beanie and is seen in the photo below wearing a Rolling Rock beer t-shirt.
Note the distinctive tattoo on the left forearm. Suspect #2. He wore a red “Deadpool” (comic book character) t-shirt, black pants, sneakers, and a black Covid 19 mask.
The red shirt was recovered police said and will be submitted to the Pennsylvania State Police Crime Lab for forensic analysis, said authorities.
If anyone has any information about this crime or recognize the involved males please contact Detective Dan DiLello at 215-357-1235 extension 408, or email email@example.com. You may also submit an anonymous tip here
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