Suspects sought in Tioga-Nicetown gas station theft

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Philadelphia Police have released surveillance video of two men who robbed a customer at a Tioga-Nicetown gas station. (WPVI)

Philadelphia police are searching for two men who were caught on surveillance robbing a customer inside a gas station in the city's Tioga-Nicetown section.

The incident happened just before 3 a.m. on December 31 inside the BP Gas Station on the 2200 block of West Allegheny Avenue.

Police say the pair approached the 33-year-old male victim as he was using the ATM machine.

As he was counting his money, one of the suspects grabbed the cash and fled on foot.

Click here to watch the surveillance video

The suspects then fled the scene in an late 90s model silver Mercury Grand Marquis or Ford Crown Victoria sedan with dark tinted windows.

Police describe the first suspect as a black male in his early to mid 20s with a medium brown complexion and thin build. He was wearing a black puffy hooded coat, blue jeans, and black/white sneakers.

The second suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid 20s with a medium brown complexion and medium build. He was wearing a gray/black hooded jacket with the hood up, dark colored pants, and dark colored sneakers

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

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