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Cops: Ogontz bodega robbed at gunpoint

The incident occurred at the Rodriguez Mini Mart on Medary Avenue.
Cops are looking for this man in connection with the reported robbery.Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia Police are looking for a suspect they say robbed a bodega in the city's Ogontz neighborhood.

Cops said that around 8:15 p.m. onMonday,Dec. 28, a man entered the Rodriguez Mini Mart at 2067 Medary Avenue. Authorities alleged that, once inside,the man pulled a handgun and demanded money from the 55-year-old female employee.

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After the employee handed over an undetermined amount of money, the suspect fled, the PPD said.


Cops described the suspect as a light-skinned Hispanic or black male standing5-foot-8 with athin build. Authorities added that he was in his mid-20s and last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

The PPD requested that those with information contact them at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or by texting a tip to PPDTIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted online.