Suspect sought for armed robbery at cleaning store in Northeast Philadelphia

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Suspect sought for armed robbery at cleaning store in NE Philly. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at 12 p.m. on September 21, 2017. (WPVI)

Police are searching for the person responsible for a violent armed robbery in Northeast Philadelphia.

Surveillance video from the September 8 incident shows a man enter a cleaning business on the 6400 block of Oxford Avenue with a large knife.

The 74-year-old employee could not get the cash register open, and that's when the suspect began fighting with her, police say.

Eventually the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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