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VIDEO: Suspects wanted in Lehigh Avenue violent crimes

Police say the two men are responsible for a string of armed robberies, as well as the rape of a 15-year-old girl, along Lehigh Avenue.

Police are seeking the public's help identifying two suspects in a series of gunpoint robberies and the sexual assault of a teenage girl in North Philadelphia's Allegheny West and Richmond neighborhoods in late July.

The police department posted surveillance videos of the two suspects on YouTube on Tuesday.

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Police say the two men are responsible for a string of armed robberies, as well as the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl, along Lehigh Avenue between 22nd and 29th streets. The crimes occurred between July 19 and July 30.

One suspect is a light-skinned black male with his hair cut in a short afro, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and between 25 and 30 years old, according to police.

Police describe the second suspect as a dark-skinned black male with a bald head and full beard, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and between 30 and 40 years old.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Central Detectives Division at 215-686-3047.

 
 
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