Surveillance video inside the CVS in the 6100 block of 5th street recorded the hold-up Tuesday.
When the clerk opened the cash register, the thief pulled out a gun, grabbed about 240 dollars in cash and ran.
Police issued this description of the bandit:
Black male, 5'7", 20 years old, medium build, dark brown complexion, beard, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue baseball cap with a letter "T", faded blue jeans and white/black sneakers.
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.