Radio Shack used to be known for electronics before their past CEO tried to steer them to cell phone sales. Even in their darkest hour, with sales down in electronics Radio Shack is a technology store and as such odds are pretty good they will have a decent security system and Radio Shack stores might not be a good choice to rob. Philadelphia Police said that one stupid criminal did not get that memo on May 7 2014 and just released video today May 8 2014 of the genius. .
On the video that accompanies this article, you can see the thief . This happened at 101 E.Olney Ave . Chances are really good the male pictured on the video lives close by or frequents the area. Some one knows him. Cops said he walked into the shop and fooled the clerk into opening the cash register by buying a cellphone. Once the register was opened,the male unzipped his back pack and took out a pistol.
The male got away with $878.00 in cash. He then asked where the safe was in the store. When the employee told him he had no safe, the male then ordered the employee into the rear of the store. The bandit ran away in an unknown direction. You can submit a tip anonymously here. if you know who or where this male is. The video is clear and had many good angles of the thief's face so that you can see it.