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Police: Clerk assaulted in Frankford robbery

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Two men are being sought in connection with a robbery and assault at a convenience store in Philadelphia's Frankford section.

The robbery took place shortly before 9:00 p.m. at Torresdale Mart & Pizza along the 5200 block of Torresdale Avenue.

Police say the men entered the store, knocked down a clerk and proceeded to pummel him.

The men then took cash, cigarettes and scratch off lottery tickets.

At this time, it is not believed the men were armed.

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