VIDEO: Police seek suspect in Hunting Park store robbery
Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help identifying the man who robbed a convenience store in Hunting Park at gunpoint last weekend.
The robbery happened at Basilio Grocery, located at 801 W. Bristol St., shortly after 2 p.m. on March 1, according to police.
Police posted a 54-second video of the robbery to YouTube on Wednesday morning. It shows the suspect point a black handgun at the store clerk, who hands over money from the cash register.
Police described the suspect, who reportedly made a verbal threat that he would shoot the clerk, as a light-skinned Hispanic or black male, 30 years old and 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was clean-shaven and wearing a dark hoodie.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call East Detectives Division at 215-686-3243/3244.