Woman's purse, car stolen during armed robbery in Olney

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Philadelphia police are looking for an alleged robber who grabbed a female customer inside an Olney deli pointing a gun at her chest. (WPVI)

Philadelphia police are looking for an alleged robber who grabbed a female customer inside an Olney deli pointing a gun at her chest.

The incident occurred on February 7 inside the Angel Spirit Deli on the 5200 block of Rising Sun Avenue.

Police say the 22-year-old woman was making a purchase shortly before 1 a m. when she was approached from behind by an unknown male suspect.

Surveillance video shows the suspect grabbing her around the neck and knocking her to the ground. He pointed a handgun at her chest and ordered her to drop her belongings.

The gunman then grabbed her purse and keys and fled the scene in the victim's black Honda Accord with a PA tag #JZG 1179.

There were no injuries reported during this incident.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 30-40 years-old with a stocky build, dark complexion and grayish beard. He was wearing a gray North face jacket, dark colored ski hat, dark colored jeans, brown boots and armed with a handgun.

If you recognize this suspect, call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

You can also submit an anonymous tip online at PhillyPolice.com.
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