VIDEO: Man fires gun in 7-Eleven robbery in West Oak Lane

Philadelphia police are seeking a man who fired a gun during a robbery at a 7-Eleven store in West Oak Lane over the weekend.

The robbery happened at the 7-Eleven at 7720 Ogontz Ave. about 10:20 p.m. Sunday. Police posted video surveillance footage of the robbery to YouTube on Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect pointed his weapon at a clerk and demanded he open the cash register. When the clerk moved away from the counter, the suspect fired one shot from a handgun while fleeing the store, police said.

The bullet struck a cash register. The robber did not steal anything from the store, and no one was injured by the gunfire.

Police described the suspect as a thin, black male in his late teens or early 20s. He was wearing a dark hoodie with white lettering on the back, dark pants and dark sneakers.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Northwest Detectives Division at 215-686-3353/3354.


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