Woman holds gun to toddler's head in dollar store robbery

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An armed woman threatened a toddler with a gun during a robbery in Philadelphia's Tioga section. (WPVI)

An armed woman threatened a toddler with a gun during a robbery in Philadelphia's Tioga section.

The entire incident was caught on surveillance.

It happened inside the Family Dollar store on the 1900 block of West Allegheny Avenue last Saturday afternoon.

Police say a woman dressed in religious clothing walked to the counter as if she was about to buy something.

The suspect pulled out a gun and demanded money.

She then grabbed a small child standing next her and pointed a gun at the child's head.

The clerk handed over money and the woman took off.

The suspect got away with just over $200.

No one was injured.
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