Philadelphia police are seeking a man who robbed a Holmesburg 7-Eleven at gunpoint last Friday morning.

Police posted surveillance video of the armed robbery to YouTube on Wednesday.

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The robbery occurred about 1:35 a.m. on May 24 at the convenience store located at 7901 Frankford Ave.


The armed robber pointed a gun at a clerk while demanding cash. He fled south on Frankford Avenue with an undisclosed amount of money that the clerk had removed from one of two cash registers and placed into a black bag.

Police described the suspect as a dark-skinned black male, 6 feet tall, thin and with a mustache, wearing a dark hoodie.

Police ask anyone with any information about this crime to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154 or215-686-TIPS (8477), or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847). You can also submit information by electronic form by clickinghere.

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