Cell phone bandit caught on camera in Hunting Park section of Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are looking for a suspect caught on camera in connection with a cell phone store robbery.

It happened Sunday at 2:22 p.m. at the 215 Express store in the city's Hunting Park section.

Police say the suspect entered the store, jumped over the counter, pointed a gun an employee and demanded he place money in a black school bag.

The worker complied and the suspect fled. He was last seen on the 4600 block of Hurley Street.

The employee was not hurt.

Police have released the following description of the suspect:

Black male, 25-35 years-of-age, wearing a black zip up "Polo" hooded sweatshirt with white draw strings, black pants, black boots, black face mask, black gloves, and armed with a handgun.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, you are asked to contact Detective Miles at the Philadelphia Police East Detective Division: 215-686-3243/3244.
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