Northeast Times

Suspect sought in 7-11 robbery

Phil­adelphia po­lice are try­ing to identi­fy a rob­ber who stole $280 cash from a Far North­east 7-El­ev­en at gun­point on Nov. 1.

The un­known man entered the 7-El­ev­en store at 9901 Frank­ford Ave. at 6:20 a.m. and asked the cash­ier for a pack of ci­gar­ettes. When the em­ploy­ee turned to get the ci­gar­ettes, the sus­pect pulled a gun and de­man­ded money.

The rob­ber took $280 from a cash re­gister draw­er and fled the store in an un­known dir­ec­tion, po­lice said.

He was de­scribed as white, 26 or 27 years old, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and 140 to 145 pounds. He wore a black jack­et with a gray hooded sweat shirt un­der­neath and black gloves.

Sur­veil­lance video of the crime is pos­ted on the Phil­adelphia Po­lice You­Tube chan­nel and at philly­po­lice.com/news. Call 215-686-TIPS or text to “PPD TIP” to re­port in­form­a­tion about the case. ••

You can reach at wkenny@bsmphilly.com.

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