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Armed man robs Cedarbrook 99 cent store

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Philadelphia police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Cedarbrook store in the middle of the afternoon.

The incident occurred at 2:24 p.m. on August 28th at the 99 Cent Store on the 7400 block of Stenton Avenue.

Police say a man armed with a handgun entered the store, pointed the gun at an employee, and demanded money from the cash register.

After receiving $200 in cash, the suspect fled the store north on Stenton Avenue.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

Philadelphia police released surveillance video of the robbery on Tuesday. [View on YouTube]

The suspect is described as a black male, 180 to 190 pounds, wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, blue pants, white sneakers, his face was covered with a white cloth, sunglasses.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through PhillyPolice.com.

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