Police: Masked man with machete robs East Oak Lane 7-Eleven

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Police are searching for an armed robber. (WPVI)

A man armed with a machete robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia, according to police.

The robbery occurred around 6:15 a.m. Sunday on the 6700 block of North 5th Street.

Police say a masked man with a machete in his hand entered the store and demanded money from the clerk.

The machete-wielding bandit made off with an undetermined amount of cash and fled towards Cheltenham.

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