The robbery occurred on Wednesday, 12th October, at the Apple Nail & Spa located at 5601 North 5TH Street, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
At 4:45 pm, two unknown assailants entered the nail salon, they approached the store clerk and enquired about the pedicures. The store clerk momentarily left the suspect near the counter, the robber took his opportunity and went behind the counter and began to go through the cabinets, the second suspect stood by the entrance and guarding the front door.
The suspect going through the cabinets was struck by multiple store clerks but remained oblivious to them and kept stealing. The thief managed to steal an undisclosed amount of money, whilst remaining ignorant of the store clerks attacks. When leaving the suspect behind the counter pulled out a handgun deterring the store clerks.
The suspects fled the scene. No one was reported to be injured after the incident.
Philadelphia Police Department have released a description of the robbers:
Suspect #1: Black male, late teens to early 20 years-of-age, 5'7", thin build, dark complected, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, dark colored sneakers, and armed with a handgun.
Suspect #2: Black male, late teens to early 20 years-of-age, 6’0", medium build, medium brown complected, wearing a two tone gray hooded sweatshirt, khaki pants, and black & white sneakers.