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Suspect sought in grocery store robbery in Cobbs Creek

Friday, November 01, 2013
Grocery store robbery caught on tape

Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a grocery store in the city's Cobb Creek section last month.

The incident happened on October 18th just before 6:30 p.m. at the Jacquez Grocery store located on the 6000 block of Baltimore Avenue.

The male suspect entered the store wearing a fake beard and armed with a hand gun, police say.

He demanded money from the cash register and then fled with $500 in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a light complexion black male of Middle Eastern descent, 30-40-years-of-age, 5'10"-6'0" tall and medium build.

He was last seen wearing light blue jeans and a gray sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through http://www.phillypolice.com/news/.

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