Police Hunting Daring Wawa Sandwich Robbers In Center City

"When the suspect exited the restroom, he no longer had the sandwich," say police. Ew.


Philadelphia Police are on the lookout for three guys who allegedly robbed the Wawa store at 1707 Arch Street of sandwiches. Yes, you read that correctly.

Below, the police alert, which includes the memorable line, “When the suspect exited the restroom he no longer had the sandwich.” Video follows.

Central Detective Division is looking to identify three suspects who robbed a Wawa store in Logan Circle. On May 28, 2014, at 5:53 pm, three unknown males entered a Wawa store located at 1707 Arch Street. Once inside suspect #1 took a sandwich from a case taking it inside the restroom. When the suspect exited the restroom he no longer had the sandwich. When the manager questioned the suspect, he handed the manager the sandwich bag. The manager then approached suspects # 2 & 3 who were concealing sandwiches in their pockets. Suspect #3 then stated “what are you gonna do?” When the manager told the other employees to call the police suspect #3 struck the manager in the chest with an open hand then picked up a Wawa refill cup and threw it at the manager. All three suspects then fled the store and were last seen west on Arch Street towards 18th Street.

Suspect Description: Suspect #1: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 5’10”-6’0″, thin build, medium Afro, dark colored jacket, white t-shirt with a multi-colored picture on the front, and dark colored jeans. Suspect #2: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 5’10”-6’0″, medium build, white T-shirt with a an unknown picture on the front, white pants with the legs rolled up, dark colored sneakers with red or orange laces, dark colored baseball cap, and carrying an Old Navy shopping bag. Suspect #3: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 5’9″-5’11”, medium build, wearing a blue or gray colored jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans, light over dark colored sneakers, and a blue colored backpack.