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August 19, 2015

WATCH: Suspects push bar owner to the ground, steal cellphone and cash, police say

Robberies Investigations
08192015_Robbery Philadelphia Police Department/Police Blog

Police are looking to identify and locate the suspects wanted in connection with a robbery in Brewerytown.

Police are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery in Brewerytown.

In surveillance video released by police Wednesday, two unknown males can be seen approaching the owner of The Tropicana Bar at 2800 Oxford St. while he is walking to his car on Aug. 15 at 2:35 a.m.

One of the suspects removes an object from his pants and places it to the man's back, taking his cellphone and cash, police said. The victim is then shoved to the ground, and both suspects flee. 

The suspects were last seen heading east on Oxford Street.

Police describe the suspects as follows:

Suspect 1: Black male, early to mid 20s, mustache with a goatee and wearing a white T-shirt.
Suspect 2: 
Black male, early to mid 20s, beard with a mustache and wearing a black T-shirt.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at (215) 686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

See the surveillance video below: