A man robbed a Grays Ferry sporting goods store and its owner Monday afternoon.
The man, armed with a silver handgun, entered Golden Sports, 2901 Grays Ferry Ave., at 3:30 p.m. and forced the 65-year-old employee to the back room where he tied his wrists with white wire and took his cell phone and $200 from his wallet, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. He led the man to the front of the store where he also grabbed $400 from the till before fleeing out of the store and eastbound through the shopping center.
The offender was described as black, 5-foot-8, 170 pounds, thin and wearing a gray hoody tied tightly around his face, tan pants, Nike sneakers and black gloves.
To report information, call South Detectives’ tip line at 215-685-1635 or visit www.phillypolice.com/forms.
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